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    Official: Nissan Leaf EVs get free rides on SCNF trains in France

    Being able to ship your electric vehicle up the California coast or down the Eastern Seaboard for summer vacation for free isn't exactly an option for us Americans, but the French can sure brag about doing something similar. Nissan struck a deal with French rail company SNCF that allows ...

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    New train-sponsored carpool system comes to Paris

    SNCF, the public company that manages the French railway system, has launched a new carpool service. Aimed at people who live in the large Paris metropolitan area and use the commuter train system, Transilien, to go to work, the idea is to get more people to use fewer cars because most stations ...

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    REPORT: French railroad invests in Lumeneo

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    According to Le JDD, French railroad company SNCF has invested 1.5 million euros in another unlikely French transportation company: Lumeneo. SNCF apparently has an investment fund totaling 15 million euros that it uses to branch out into ...

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    SNCF launches "door-to-door" trip planner for four French cities

    SNCF, the public company that manages French railways, has launched a new directions service that includes all modes of public transport. While there are plenty of sites that offer directions for drivers, and most mass transit systems have their own "how to go" application, this is claimed to be ...

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    French rail company makes $1.7 billion profit in 2007

    While airlines and automakers struggle to minimize their losses as fuel prices keep climbing, at least one transportation company is thriving. French rail operator, SNCF, scored a profit of over $1.7 billion in 2007 and expects to do even better this year. SNCF operates the TGV trains that ...

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    French rail company offers eco-comparator

    SNCF, the French rail company that operates the famous TGV trains, now has a new eco-comparator on their site. When you fill in your departure and arrival cities and dates, it does the usual search for available trains similar to what you get on sites like or any airline website. The ...


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