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Viia train crossing tunnel of Le Perthus

New piggyback service Barcelona – Bettembourg

Renfe Mercancias and SNCF-owned rail freight company Viia have started a piggyback service between Barcelona and Bettembourg in Luxembourg. The first train departed on 20 February. It is for the first time that this type...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez

Intermodal Spanish-French alliance to acquire Primavia

The European Commission (EC) has authorised the aquisition of the Spanish transport company Primavia by Krone-MurServifrio, also from Spain and SNCF subsidiary Europe Intermodal Holding (EIH). Krone-MurServifrio is the owner of Primafrio, a Murcia-based road transport...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez

SNCF to launch driverless mainline train by 2023

French railway operator SNCF is planning to introduce prototypes of driverless mainline trains for freight and passengers services by 2023. Soon after that, the trains will become operative as regular services, the company announced on...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

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