[FR] A first: six-car electric Coradia Polyvalent trains for Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

Alstom will supply 16 additional Coradia Polyvalent trains to the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region for a sum of approximately 170 million euros. The region has already ordered 24 trains of which 18 have been delivered.

For the first time six-car electric Coradia Polyvalent trains have been ordered. Plus, these trains will be the first of this type comply with the new 2014 PRM TSI standard providing, for example, a more spacious toilet area with access for persons with reduced mobility.

The 6-car EMUs trains have a total capacity of 355 seats and an Intercité style interior design; large windows, indirect interior lighting, reclining seats with arm rests, an electric socket and a coat hook.