SNCF-DB rail alliance continues with new ICE 3

The cross-border SNCF-DB rail alliance between France and Germany has been extended for 5 years following a new fleet of class 407 ICE 3 entering service between Frankfurt and Paris Gare de l’Est.

CEO of Deutsche Bahn, Rüdiger Grube and SNCF counterpart Guillaume Pepy have signed a commercial agreement renewing co-operation of cross-border high-speed rail for a further 5 years until 2020.

In addition, the ceremony, attended by German transport minister Alexander Dobrindt, celebrated the inaugural journey of the first class 407 ICE 3 entering service between Frankfurt and Paris.

SNCF President Guillaume Pepy and Rüdiger Grube, CEO of Deutsche Bahn

Source: SNCF-DB rail alliance continues with new ICE 3

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