Time to haul SNCF out of the slough

April 2011
Railway Gazette International;Apr2011, Vol. 167 Issue 4, p35
Trade Publication
The article reports on the initiative of the government of French President Nicolas Sarkozy to turn around the national railway's performance and profitability. It highlights the instructions given by Sarkozy to Société Nationale des Chemins de fer français (SNCF) president Guillaume Pepy to step up the standard of service offered in rail freight and to make improvements in punctuality. The president also required SNCF to balance its books.


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