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STIF (Syndicat des transports d’Île-de-France) - Articles and news items

STIF to take delivery of 22 Citadis trams for line T9 in Ile-de-France

Industry news  •  14 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

In a contract worth €70 million, Alstom will supply 22 Citadis trams for operation on line T9 in Ile-de-France.

Ile de France MP14 metro design revealed

Industry news  •  1 June 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Alstom has unveiled interior and exterior designs for the new Ile de France MP14 metro trainsets which will enter operation on Line 14 from 2019.

Automatic train operation to be installed on Line A of Paris RER

Industry news  •  11 June 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

An automatic train operation system will be developed and installed on Line A of the Paris RER network by Alstom Transport.

Alstom will supply 14 additional metro trains to STIF and RATP for the Paris line 14

Industry news, News  •  14 November 2012  •  Alstom

STIF and RATP have ordered 14 additional MP05 metro trains…

EIB lends EUR 300 million to finance Île-de-France tramway

Industry news, News  •  7 November 2011  •  EIB

The EIB, STIF, RATP and various entities under the BPCE umbrella presented a EUR 378m leasing agreement to finance new trams…

Installing platform screen doors can enhance performance

Issue 3 2010, Past issues  •  30 June 2010  •  Guillaume Lecoq, Public Transport Engineer, STIF (Syndicat des transports d'Île-de-France)

A number of underground networks worldwide are gradually installing screen doors at the edge of their platforms to prevent passengers from falling onto the tracks. The first platform screen doors to appear in Paris were those used for the VAL line built to serve Orly airport. These were followed by those on Metro line 14; both of these lines are fully automated.

The automation currently underway on Paris Metro line 1 is the first time screen doors have been installed on an existing line. In all cases, platform screen doors are used to ensure that the system remains impervious to intrusions – a function previously incumbent on train drivers.

 

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