Topic: France

Geodis-operated train. Photo: Nelso Silva

Can SNCF back the growth of its subsidiaries?

The relative financial stability that the SNCF Group experiences after years brings a positive message to the French rail freight and logistics market. Nevertheless, the revenue growth noticed in 2021 and the first half of...Read more
|1 comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

SNCF might sell Akiem to Canadian investor

SNCF is negotiating the sale of its freight locomotive leasing company Akiem with the Canadian investment fund Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ). The railway company jointly owns the subsidiary (50:50) with German...Read more
|Comment|author: Stuart Todd
SNFC Fret

SNCF Fret goes digital with Everysens collaboration

Arkema, SNCF Fret, and Everysens launched a tripartite project aimed at improving rail freight traffic performance through data comparison. The project aims at providing real-time updates on estimated time of arrivals (ETA) and identifying immobilisation...Read more
|Comment|author: Marco Raimondi