French national railway company sncf

French national railway company sncf

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The SNCF French railway company, was it built & established by the French government in 1938, its capital is divided between the French state with 51% and the private railway company joined for the sncf creation had 49% at that time is fulfill a plan of basic public services through state subsidies, the SNCF could freely operate the services that appeared in the plan, so in these cases were alone profitable lines economically as a whole, since its establishment, mergers and states its unstoppable growth.

From 1940, after the armistice is the cessation of hostility at that time after the Second World War that preceded, signed by philippe pétain with the Nazis, they commandeer the sncf by the transfer of troops by France and Jews who were persecuted by the Nazis ruthlessly, despite this Nazi control of the company, the French railway were an important an important center in the French resistance to the occupation, which was christened resistance fer and railway trains had tribute, among them the name of the locomotive CC 6530

SNCF’s initiative returns to public on January 1, 1982, the French government makes epic (public company with industrial and commercial nature) with a different operating model, regional trains and public interest follow the guidelines set by regional governments, which also invest middle third of its budget on the railway, while the pro yectos long distance does not receive subsidizes some, then the french national railway company sncf 90 was divided into two companies: SNCF and RFF, fulfilling different functions and position for trains.

In 2005 the company changed this slogan to be donner des idées au train d’avance, in July 2006 anna marie louis gallois succeeds to the presidency would occupy this position until 2008, and thus showing a variety of TGVs : highspeed trains the most traded in the world, corial: conventional longdistance trains: conventional got INTERCITES regional services ter: regional trains, transilien: trains metropolitan character. Fulfilling every possible route that both the state and regional and better train stations.

 

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