With a design based on Alstom's Citadis tramway, the Dualis will be able to operate on both tram and regional rail networks, through adaptations concerning the power, safety and comfort.
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Alstom is to supply 15 Citadis Dualis for the Ile-de-France region after an SNCF exercise of option on behalf of STIF.
This order, which is part of the framework agreement signed in 2007 on behalf of the French regions, amounts to a total of €80 million. The delivery of the 15 Citadis Dualis tram-trains will begin in the summer of 2016 for an expected commercial operation from July 2017, on the Epinay-sur-Seine and Le Bourget sections of the TLN line.