Behind the scenes

The Centre National des Opérations Ferroviaires (CNOF) works to keep you safe, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Get an inside look at daily life in the French rail network’s control tower.

On duty
around the clock

An inside look at the French railway network’s control tower: Centre national des opérations ferroviaires (CNOF). CNOF supervises trains in circulation, ensures journeys go smoothly—and steps in to assist passengers if service is disrupted. One hundred professionals in all, working 24/7 for everyone’s safety.
Discover how CNOF manages crises in its ultra-modern command centre.

trains circulate every day

track passenger and freight trains, line by line