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Company Overview of Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français

Company Overview

Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français provides passenger and freight transportation services in France and internationally. It operates through five divisions: SNCF Infra, SNCF Proximités, SNCF Voyages, SNCF Geodis, and Gares & Connexions. The SNCF Infra division manages infrastructure, including network maintenance, projects, and operation for Réseau Ferré de France; and engineers rail infrastructure research and design. The SNCF Proximités division provides various local transport services, such as medium distance links, rail transport regulated services, city and intercity services, and bus, tramway, and subway services, as well as complementary services relating to passenger tran...

34, rue du Commandant René Mouchotte

Cedex 14

Paris,  75699


Founded in 1937

244,065 Employees


33 1 53 25 60 00


33 1 53 25 64 45

Key Executives for Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 56
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 49
Chairman of Sncf Participations and Chief Executive Officer of Sncf Participations
Chairman of Geodis
Age: 64
Head of Freight
Age: 62
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français Key Developments

SNCF Eyes Remaining Stake In Eurostar

Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français eyes to acquire remaining stake in Eurostar Group Limited.

Update On Trainose Sale

The privatization process of Trainose S.A. started on October 31, 2013. A joint venture of GEK TERNA Holdings, Real Estate, Construction S.A. (ATSE:GEKTERNA) and Open Joint Stock Company Russian Railways, Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français and S.C. Grup Feroviar Român S.A. have been granted access to detailed financial information for the preparation of final bids.

SNCF Reportedly Eyes Trainose

Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français (SNCF) is one of the three groups interested in acquiring Trainose S.A., according to some sources close to the negotiations. The sources said that the other two groups are Grampet SA, Inc. and GEK TERNA Holdings, Real Estate, Construction S.A. (ATSE:GEKTERNA), in partnership with Russian Railways. The Greek privatization agency HRDAF has confirmed that three groups are in the race, without specifying their identity. The agency hopes to get €200 million from the sale.

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