French government and Alstom agree Belfort rescue package

Alstom built a pre-series batch of 10 KZ8A freight locomotives for Kazakhstan at Belfort; the remaining 190 on order were completed locally.

FRANCE: A short-term order for TGV trainsets and shunting locomotives and a longer-term diversification programme are at the heart of a rescue plan to preserve rail vehicle manufacturing and related industrial activity in Belfort, which was unveiled by the French Secretary of State for Industry Christophe Sirugue and Alstom President ...

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