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Our strategy

In January 2020, as the rail market continued opening up to competition, SNCF adopted a new corporate structure. This transition comes at a time of many challenges­­—for the climate, for regional development in France, for the economy and for society—and we’re committed to meeting them. Learn more about our strategy and our mission.

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Competition as a strategic advantage

In the 2000s, markets for rail freight and international passenger rail opened to competition, and now regional and long-distance passenger rail (high-speed service and Intercités) are gradually following suit. And because our rail expertise is unmatched anywhere in Europe, that’s a major opportunity for SNCF.

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Our public service mission

We’re a state-owned, public service company, and our core mission is to deliver seamless, door-to-door mobility for everyone, everywhere.

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