SNCF set to lose bid for regional French railway line for first time ever

SNCF set to lose bid for regional French railway line for first time ever

The French state-funded rail operator SNCF is set to lose a regional rail service for the first time as officials in southeast France vote to award a 10-year contract to a rival operator.

The Paris transport works that could disrupt your summer
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The Paris transport works that could disrupt your summer

SNCF unveils cheaper prices to tempt customers back to French trains

SNCF unveils cheaper prices to tempt customers back to French trains

Eurostar secures €290m rescue package to save it from bankruptcy

Eurostar secures €290m rescue package to save it from bankruptcy

Parisians ‘may never return to public transport’, even after the pandemic ends

Parisians ‘may never return to public transport’, even after the pandemic ends

Metro closures in Paris in weekend of transport works

Metro closures in Paris in weekend of transport works

5 million cheap train tickets go on sale as France lifts travel restrictions

5 million cheap train tickets go on sale as France lifts travel restrictions

IN DETAIL: What travel restrictions does France have in place?

IN DETAIL: What travel restrictions does France have in place?

What you should know about travelling in France this Christmas

What you should know about travelling in France this Christmas

MAP: Return of night trains across Europe comes a step closer

MAP: Return of night trains across Europe comes a step closer

France to slash train services by 70 percent

France to slash train services by 70 percent

Train links between Switzerland and Paris to be reduced

Train links between Switzerland and Paris to be reduced

France’s night trains set to make a comeback

France’s night trains set to make a comeback

LATEST: French rail passengers face Christmas travel misery with half of TGV trains hit by strikes

LATEST: French rail passengers face Christmas travel misery with half of TGV trains hit by strikes

SNCF in crisis: Why train passengers in France will be hit by more strike action
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SNCF in crisis: Why train passengers in France will be hit by more strike action

French trains still disrupted by wildcat strike on Sunday

French trains still disrupted by wildcat strike on Sunday

Why are queues being timed at French train stations this week?

Why are queues being timed at French train stations this week?

France to get five new high speed train lines after government gives green light

France to get five new high speed train lines after government gives green light

In Images: Violent storms, floods and strong winds wreak havoc in France

In Images: Violent storms, floods and strong winds wreak havoc in France

France’s heatwave subsides as violent thunderstorms cause train chaos

France’s heatwave subsides as violent thunderstorms cause train chaos

Are these the 11 best train journeys to take in France?
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Are these the 11 best train journeys to take in France?

French rail ticket prices to be slashed in bid to win back passengers

French rail ticket prices to be slashed in bid to win back passengers

Germany’s Siemens and France’s Alstom couple train units

Germany’s Siemens and France’s Alstom couple train units

Could striking French rail workers bring France to a standstill once again?

Could striking French rail workers bring France to a standstill once again?

French rail unions vow all out war against government over reforms

French rail unions vow all out war against government over reforms

Why are level crossings in France so deadly?

Why are level crossings in France so deadly?

Train services resume at Montparnasse station after day of travel chaos

Train services resume at Montparnasse station after day of travel chaos

The numbers that show France’s proud rail service is struggling

The numbers that show France’s proud rail service is struggling

France’s SNCF changes website name as part of rail rebranding

France’s SNCF changes website name as part of rail rebranding

France could cut number of stations served by high-speed TGV trains

France could cut number of stations served by high-speed TGV trains

Fire strands thousands of rail passengers in southern France

Fire strands thousands of rail passengers in southern France

Holidaymakers react to Montparnasse train station chaos

Holidaymakers react to Montparnasse train station chaos

High-speed TGV train hits concrete block on tracks between Paris and west coast

High-speed TGV train hits concrete block on tracks between Paris and west coast

Paris: Train and RER services at Gare du Nord hit by severe delays

Paris: Train and RER services at Gare du Nord hit by severe delays

New high-speed train lines from Paris to Bordeaux and Rennes set to open

New high-speed train lines from Paris to Bordeaux and Rennes set to open

Drunk train driver in France skips first stop on route from Paris

Drunk train driver in France skips first stop on route from Paris

France rolls out new security gates for its TGV high-speed trains

France rolls out new security gates for its TGV high-speed trains

Super-fast TGV train hits the rails, slashing journey times

Super-fast TGV train hits the rails, slashing journey times

French state orders 15 high-speed trains to save factory

French state orders 15 high-speed trains to save factory

Paris hits noisy and forgetful passengers with new fines

Paris hits noisy and forgetful passengers with new fines

France told there’s no more money for TGVs

France told there’s no more money for TGVs

France among Europe’s priciest for train travel

France among Europe’s priciest for train travel

Train services resume at Paris Gare du Nord after blaze

Train services resume at Paris Gare du Nord after blaze

It’s official: These are France’s least reliable TGV lines

It’s official: These are France’s least reliable TGV lines

IN PICS: Commuter trains in Paris get royal makeover

IN PICS: Commuter trains in Paris get royal makeover

Paris to Rome in one hour: France backs the Hyperloop

Paris to Rome in one hour: France backs the Hyperloop

French rail passengers must now pay for ticket changes

French rail passengers must now pay for ticket changes

Rail strike: Passengers in France face major disruption

Rail strike: Passengers in France face major disruption

Travel misery ahead as France set for new mass rail strike

Travel misery ahead as France set for new mass rail strike

Chaos ahead as French rail unions call one-day strike

Chaos ahead as French rail unions call one-day strike

French train strikes to cause ‘major disruption’

French train strikes to cause ‘major disruption’

France to test tech to track suspect behaviour

France to test tech to track suspect behaviour

Paris and Lille stations to get security gates

Paris and Lille stations to get security gates

New Paris to Normandy train line: Have your say

New Paris to Normandy train line: Have your say

Here Ouigo again: SNCF expands low-cost service

Here Ouigo again: SNCF expands low-cost service

Europe ministers call for more train security

Europe ministers call for more train security

‘My first time in Europe and I stopped a terrorist’

‘My first time in Europe and I stopped a terrorist’

French manager paid to do nothing for 12 years

French manager paid to do nothing for 12 years

Anger as France looks set to scrap train lines

Anger as France looks set to scrap train lines

Paris trains run again after WWII bomb defused

Paris trains run again after WWII bomb defused

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Sleeping woman raped on Paris train

French rail strike: Trains to run ‘as normal’

French rail strike: Trains to run ‘as normal’

Oops! New Paris Metro escalators ‘were too wide’

Oops! New Paris Metro escalators ‘were too wide’

French rail strike slowly runs out of steam

French rail strike slowly runs out of steam

French rail workers again extend their strike

French rail workers again extend their strike

French rail strike: Unions extend action again

French rail strike: Unions extend action again

French rail strike extended into Saturday

French rail strike extended into Saturday

Rail strike: ‘Passengers are being held to ransom’

Rail strike: ‘Passengers are being held to ransom’

Strikes force travellers to walk to French airports

Strikes force travellers to walk to French airports

French train strike set to cause travel chaos

French train strike set to cause travel chaos

The great train blunder: France’s SNCF mocked

The great train blunder: France’s SNCF mocked

France to invest €410m to boost rail safety

France to invest €410m to boost rail safety

French rail network given all-clear as probe opens

French rail network given all-clear as probe opens

Nationwide rail strike disrupts travel in France

Nationwide rail strike disrupts travel in France

French airport strikes start week of travel woes

French airport strikes start week of travel woes

Paris train strike disrupts morning commute

Paris train strike disrupts morning commute

Eurostar set for trial run from London to Provence

Eurostar set for trial run from London to Provence

Here ‘Ouigo’ – France launches low-cost trains

Here ‘Ouigo’ – France launches low-cost trains

Grand Paris ‘supermetro’ finally gathers speed

Grand Paris ‘supermetro’ finally gathers speed

Here ‘Ouigo’ – France launches low-cost trains

Here ‘Ouigo’ – France launches low-cost trains

Eurostar and Thalys trains stranded by faults

Eurostar and Thalys trains stranded by faults

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New TGV line will slash Bordeaux journey time

Weather leaves Eurostar passengers stranded

Weather leaves Eurostar passengers stranded

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Angry travellers create ‘ghost train’

French rail network disrupted until ‘Tuesday at earliest’ after power outage strands thousands

French rail network disrupted until ‘Tuesday at earliest’ after power outage strands thousands