Scouting locations

Photo credits (banner): Géronimo Potier / SNCF

Want a fast, easy way to find SNCF sets for your next film? With SetKeeper, our on-line platform, you can scout locations remotely and book in a few clicks.  

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Your scouting partner

Our SetKeeper platform, available to media professionals since 2015, makes scouting easy.

Use SetKeeper to:

  • choose the perfect set on line, based on descriptions and technical specifications for each location—no travel required
  • save selections to your Scouting Notebook and view them all in your SNCF SetKeeper account
  • submit your location request on line
  • get support from the experts at Cinéma & Tournages—at any stage of your project

Go to the SNCF SetKeeper scouting platform

Everything you need

“The SetKeeper platform has everything you need to plan your shoot. Need to film a scene in a station? Your production assistant can use our database to find the right location and get approval—fast.”

Philippe Laylle, head of SNCF Cinéma & Tournages

Photo credits: © SNCF

Explore our outstanding location portfolio

Over 3,000 stations offer a wide range of settings

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Film in any type of train, from a contemporary TGV coach to an 1890s locomotive

Browse trains

Another option: charter a trainset with our SNCF Studios offer. Set up your shoot outside the rail network, and you’ll avoid the extra safety requirements and the prevention plans needed in stations.

Learn more about SNCF Studios

La Cité du Train, in the Alsatian city of Mulhouse, is Europe’s largest railway museum, with 151 pieces of historic rail equipment and over 50,000 sq m of exhibit space.

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