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News update

The latest financial information from SNCF Group

Contact: Axel Bavière



  • In a persistently sluggish environment for transport in France, unsettled by terrorist attacks, strike and floods that cost €300 million, SNCF Group continued to roll out the 2020 roadmap designed to meet customer needs better.
  • Investments totalled €4.0bn in H1 2016; they focused on the rail network, transport and logistics operators and the needs of 13.5 million passengers around the globe. 
  • Safety and renovation of the French rail network were top priorities.
  • An aggressive sales policy gathered pace, offering passengers special fares and low-cost deals, developing all segments of the shared mobility market, and promoting transformation through digital innovation
  • Robust sales trends in freight logistics and major accounts, thanks to newly acquired/renewed large contracts.
  • 4,900 new hires in France in the first half of 2016.
  • Revenue of €16.0bn at 30 June 2016, up 2.6%.
  • Ongoing performance plans generated €300 million in productivity gains since the beginning of the year and are set to meet the full-year goal of €750 million.
  • Net profit, Group share was negative (-€159m) due to terrorist attacks, flooding and strikes in the second quarter.