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Rapport du COI et annonce d’Elisabeth Borne : une reconnaissance du rôle primordial du secteur ferroviaire


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  • Adresse :
    Technopôle Transalley
    59308 VALENCIENNES cedex
  • Téléphone :
    +33 (0)3 27 09 56 10
  • Fax :
    +33 (0)3 27 09 58 74
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Secteurs d'activités

Informations financières et juridiques

  • Forme juridique :
    Non-profit organisation
  • Effectifs ferroviaires :


  • BENAMARA Ali [President]

Descriptif / Historique

Rail in Northern France gathers more than 10,000 employees and accounts for 40% of the national activity. With more than 100 industrial members, the AIF (Association of Railway Industries of North Pas de Calais and Picardy), is composed of the major manufacturers, first row suppliers, subcontractors, design offices, service companies, the railway test ring and the French railway accreditation organization.

The AIF goal is to promote the regional railway companies and to conceive and manage actions in order to develop them. It also takes part in the competitiveness cluster "I-Trans" and benefits from the European Railway Agency, set up in Valenciennes.

Activités détaillées

- Establishing alliances and business combinations to answer to a global market
- Promoting and organizing an industrial French branch based on the recycling of railway materials in order to foster sustainable development
- Anticipating the various business areas in the sector
- Investigations on the employment challenges
- Inquiries about a potential educational platform
- Strengthening the link between schools and companies
- Organization of a regional booth on the international railway exhibition "SIFER", which takes place every two years in Lille
- Organization of a regional booth on "INNOTRANS" in Berlin, the global railway exhibition. Participation to international events with our partners UBIFRANCE and CCI INTERNATIONAL
- Corporate communication
- Efficiency of the governance structure