of the Franco-German governmental agreement (La Rochelle summit)
on fast rail links between southern Germany (Frankfurt / Stuttgart
/ Munich) and Paris.
The founding of
the Rhealys S.A. project compagny firm.
of a number of stations in Germany (for example Kaiserslautern)
and launch of infrastructure work in Germany (line up-grading
for the speed of 200 km/hour on certain sections of the conventional
line between Sarrebrucken and Mannheim).
Launch of construction
work for the high-speed line (320 km/hour) in France.
Franco-Luxembourg governmental agreement concerning the realisation of the TGV EST.
Launch of work
to renovate all stations in France on the East European TGV
line, particularly Paris Est and Strasbourg stations.
of Sarrebrucken "Eurobahnhof" station.
End of the 2nd stage of work at Basel station.
of the new high-speed and cross-border train product .