Tag Archives: SNCF

Travel Further Than You Think

Those of you who stop by TBTP on a regular basis know that I have a soft spot for travel posters. So, of course I love these brilliant and colorful railway ads for SNCF. Illustrators Wenyi Geng and Olivier Bonhomme … Continue reading

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Skip the Museum Lines

all images by christophe recoura The grand Musee D’Orsay in Paris was a train station in its first incarnation. It seems quite fitting that images of art work from the popular museum are now gracing French trains. SNCF, the state-owned railway, is … Continue reading

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Europe, It’s Just Nextdoor

To promote its travel services, France’s rail company SNCF placed colorful, interactive doors around Paris that allow pedestrians to experience other European cities. When the doors are opened, screens display real-time happenings in cities around the continent. TBWA Paris, the … Continue reading

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Thomas Cook European Rail Timetable RIP

This month marks the end of a venerable travel publication that served European rail passengers for 140 years. The Thomas Cook European Rail Timetable has been a ubiquitous companion for train travelers since 1873, but it seems that the internet … Continue reading

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Low Fares and High-Speed

One week from today, the French national railway SCNF is scheduled to launch a new low fare, high-speed passenger service between the Paris region and southeastern France. With fares starting as low as €10 ( €5 for children ), the … Continue reading

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My Kind of Mayor

I recently heard about  an interesting initiative by the French railway company SNCF. To celebrate its new high-speed line direct from Lyons to Brussels, SNCF recently set up a giant cube to introduce the citizens of Lyons to Belgium’s capital … Continue reading

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