Rail Merger News

SNCF enters merger talks with Arriva

SNCF enters merger talks with Arriva

29th Jan 2010 Rail News

SNCF, the French state-owned rail operator, is in talks with Arriva, the UK transport operator, over moves to create a pan-European transport group with revenues of about €6 billion. The talks come against the background of liberalisation of Europe’s railway operations following new competition rules introduced on January 1.