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$68 Million Mistake: New French Trains Too Wide For Platforms

AP | LORI HINNANT | Posted 05.21.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — They measured the new trains, they checked against the latest specs on the book. But engineers at the French railway network forgot to ...

France's Politeness Police Will Get You

Posted 12.05.2012 | Travel

France's state-owned railway system, SNCF, is looking to deal with passengers' poor manners in a rather unconventional way: by employing politeness po...

Trains: The Best Way To Explore France?

Discover France Adventures | Posted 09.07.2012 | Travel
Discover France Adventures

While there are plenty of options available, from taxi to minibus, one of the most popular means of transport in France is train. If you're planning a visit in the near future, here are a few tips and pointers on train travel in France to help keep you safe and organized in your travels.

French Railway Mistakenly Announces Train Explosion, 102 Dead

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — France's railway operator says an "internal error" caused it to post a false statement on its Web site saying a train explosion had kill...

Racist French Security Notice Offends Romanians

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The French state railway network has apologized for a notice that appeared to single out Romanians over a series of baggage thefts. The notice was ...