Nortel wins rail network contract

26 Sep 2003

France’s national railway operator Société National des Chemins de fer Français (SNCF) and railway infrastructure manager Réseau Ferré de France (RFF) have awarded a 15-year, USD200 million contract to Canada’s Nortel Networks for the provision of a turnkey GSM network covering 15,000km of railway lines. Nortel will begin rolling out the network in mid-2004.