Topic: SNCF Fret

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
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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

How sensible are rail strikes?

ANALYSIS – What is the impact of strikes on rail freight? How long can the industry feel the consequences, and does it really make sense for train drivers to go on a strike?Read more
|1 comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

SNCF will not replace retired workers

Fret SNCF, the cargo division of the French national railway company will not recover the positions of 700 retired employees from 2018 to 2021, several media reported. These positions represent 14 per cent of its...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez

French railway reforms adopted, strikes continue

French railway reforms have been adopted by the National Assembly, confirming most of Emmanuel Macron’s plans to drastically restructure state-owned railway company SNCF. The plan was approved with 454 against 80 votes in favour of...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
SNCF twin coalSNCF twin coal wagon. Source: Wikimedia Commons.wagon

ERFA welcomes French railway reform

The European Rail Freight Association (ERFA) is positive about the ongoing discussions regarding far-reaching reforms of the French National Railways (SNCF). It believes that France is well on its way towards a policy supporting a...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

HSL Polska enters Belgian freight market

Polish rail operator HSL Polska is the latest company to introduce freight services in Belgium, national infrastructure manager Infrabel has announced. It will initially run services between Zeebrugge Ramskapelle and Aachen in Germany, reports metrotime.be HSL...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy