France - Alstom plant stays open - October 31, 2016

The government will buy 15 new high-speed trains as part of a plan to save a historic manufacturing site from closure and rescue hundreds of jobs. The plant belongs to Alstom, a partially state-owned engineering company that has global reach — it will build high-speed trains in the U.S. and makes trams and subway lines around the world. Alstom had announced that it would close the plant, a closure that would have led to 400 job cuts and redeployed employees to other sites in the country.

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