Nord-Pas de Calais
Nord-Pas de Calais benefits from one of the densest network in France with 1,500 km of railtracks and 200 stations. With over 10,000 employees and 100 businesses in the rail sector, including three of the world’s leading manufacturers of rolling stock - Bombardier, Alstom and Arbel Fauvet Rail – Nord-Pas de Calais is the number-one French region in the sector.
The partnership between the industry, the research and the university has led to I-trans, an outstanding cluster of world significance in transport technologies
Lille is at the heart of the HST north west european network, with direct services to Paris, London and Brussels and hosts the headquarter of the European Railways Agency.
Nord-Pas de Calais is a partner in the Transmanche Metro.