Imperfect partnership in question

May 2011
Railway Gazette International;May2011, Vol. 167 Issue 5, p33
Trade Publication
This article reports on the effort of French Secretary of State for Transport Thierry Mariani to call in Societe nationale des chemins de fer francais (SNCF) president Guillaume Pepy and his Reseau Ferre de France (RFF) counterpart Hubert du Mesnil in a bid to halt the skirmishes between the two organizations.


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