Revised Grand Paris Express plan unveils a possible Phase 2 extension for Metro Line 11

Greetings everyone! I have some late-breaking news regarding Line 11 of the Paris Metro! A couple weeks ago, I mentioned about the upcoming project to extend Line 11 from its current terminus at station Mairie des Lillias to Rosny Bois-Perrier. Now, there is word of a 2nd phase extension that would run from Rosny Bois-Perrier toContinue reading “Revised Grand Paris Express plan unveils a possible Phase 2 extension for Metro Line 11”

Some MI 84 commuter rail stock trains to be re-assigned…

I heard from the Symbioz forums a few days ago that the STIF is proposing to re-deploy twenty trainsets of the MI 84, the commuter rail rolling stock that is gradually being phased out from the RER Line A. This latest development appeared in a media release from the STIF dated February 13, 2013. The releaseContinue reading “Some MI 84 commuter rail stock trains to be re-assigned…”

Paris RER E Extension Approved

Happy February everyone! For those of you who reside in Paris, I have some wonderful news to report! The planned extension of the commuter rail line E has been approved, making way for a possible start of construction date in 2014! Note: I’ve obtained some the information used for this blog post from the International Railway Journal article, ParisContinue reading “Paris RER E Extension Approved”