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France's New Trains Too Wide For Platforms

France's national rail company has 2,000 new trains for an expanded regional network.  A spokesman for RFF (Reseau Ferre de France), the national rail operator, confirmed the trains are too wide for many station platforms, thus causing costly repairs. The mix up arose when RFF transmitted faulty dimensions for its train platforms to the national rail company, SNCF (Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer), which was in charge of ordering the trains as part of a broad...

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