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SNCF Société Nationale des Chemins de fer français

The SNCF (Société Nationale des Chemins de fer français; "French National Railway Corporation") is France's national state-owned railway company. The SNCF operates the country's national rail services, including the TGV, France's high-speed rail network. Its functions include operation of railway services for passengers and freight, and maintenance and signalling of rail infrastructure owned by Réseau Ferré de France (RFF).
The SNCF employs more than 180,000 people in 120 countries across the globe. The railway network consists of about 32,000 km (20,000 mi) of route, of which 1,800 km (1,100 mi) are high-speed lines and 14,500 km (9,000 mi) electrified. About 14,000 trains are operated daily. The company's headquarters is in the 14th arrondissement of Paris, in the Rue du Commandant Mouchotte.[2]
As of 2010 the SNCF was ranked 22nd in France and 214th globally on the Fortune Global 500 list.[3]
It's the main sector of the group SNCF which, in 2011, employs 245 090 people, realized 32,6 billions € of sales in 120 countries. The chairman of the group SNCF is Guillaume Pépy.

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