PARIS, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- French transport facility manufacturer Alstom has won a 350-million-euro (about 474 million U.S. dollars) business deal to supply 34 Coradia Liner intercity trains to help improve the country's regional railway traffic, the company said on Wesdnesday.
The leading company in transport infrastructure and power generation will provide the state-run railway company SNCF with the latest generation of long-haul trains "expected to enter into service from December 2015," Alstom said in a statement.
The new order was part of "the project initiated by the Prime Minister in July 2013 and conducted with SNCF to renew Corail trains for the intercity lines," it added.
Alstom employs over 93,000 workers in more than 100 countries. It posted a total of 20.3 billion euros of sales in the 2012-2013 fiscal year.