The rail sector combines efficiency, profitability and sustainability - Part 1

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Published on 17/05/24 - Updated on 17/05/24

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Encouraging travellers to choose the train rather than the plane or the car is a leitmotif that is now part of the strategy of Europe's rail companies. The SNCF's announcement that it will no longer sell tickets from foreign companies on its platform was therefore greeted with astonishment. While competition is slowly but surely being opened up on the French railways, it would seem that the country's incumbent rail operator does not wish to play a collective game. However, this is not stopping the train from continuing to gain in popularity on the Old Continent, thanks to an increasingly attractive range of services and a growing ecological awareness.

How is the rail sector faring in Europe? The number of journeys across the continent will continue to grow from 2022 onwards, driven by a spectacular upturn in tourism. This need to get away from it all is also reflected in the growing number of people travelling by train. This trend has been...

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