Company description

The Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer français is France's national state-owned railway company. Founded in 1938, it operates the country's national rail traffic along with Monaco, including the TGV, France's high-speed rail network. Its functions include the operation of railway services for passengers and freight, and maintenance and signaling of rail infrastructure.SNCF also maintains a broad scope of international business that includes work on freight lines, inter-city lines and commuter lines. SNCF experts provide logistics, design, construction, operations and maintenance services.

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Company updates

  • March 01, 2022

    Preferred bidder selected for GO rail expansion PPP project in Greater Toronto

    Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) in Canada has announced the selection of ONxpress Transportation Partners as the first negotiations proponent for the Go Rail Expansion On-Corridor Works pack...

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  • October 01, 2020

    43 companies attended pre-bid meeting for Mumbai railway terminal PPP

    The pre-bid meeting of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) PPP project in Mumbai organized by Niti Aayog and Indian Railways received a tremendous response from the private investors....

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  • November 28, 2019

    ADIF approved pre-award of capacity to three companies for Spanish railway concessions

    The Board of Directors of Adif approved the pre-award of capacity for the next decade to three companies for the liberalization of the railway sector in Spain. The companies are consortium formed...

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  • July 09, 2018

    SNFC acquires all the capital from Comsa

    French railway company SNFC has signed an agreement with the Comsa group to acquire all the capital of the Spanish railway freight company, Comsa Rail Transport, of which it already owned 25% of...

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  • November 06, 2014

    France scraps Ecotax PPP project

    The Ecomouv' consortium, in charge of implementing the Ecotax PPP project in France, has received a letter from the French government informing of the cancelation of the contract.

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  • February 11, 2014

    Bidder for Maryland light rail P3 challenged over Nazi deportation

    A bill introduced in the Maryland General Assembly would prohibit one of the firms bidding for the Maryland light-rail Purple Line project.

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  • August 13, 2013

    Brazil delays Rio - Sao Paulo high-speed train due to lack of competition

    Brazil's government delayed bidding for the Sao Paulo - Rio de Janeiro high-speed train project for at least one year because there was only one confirmed consortium competing for the R$38 billion ($1...

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  • July 18, 2011

    Spanish consortium awarded Mecca-Medina high speed rail contract

    It's been ages since bids for the high speed rail line between Meddina and Mecca were submitted. There were two consortiums fighting to get the contract:

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