Increased use of combined transport boosts freight profits for French national railroad

Recknagel, Charles
May 1995
Traffic World;5/1/95, Vol. 242 Issue 5, p18
Trade Publication
Reports on the financial performance of French national railroad company SNCF for 1994. Growth in combined transport; Prospects for increased profitability; Plan by SNCF to recapture French freight market; Impact of recession on SNCF's business operations.


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