Belgian Railways SNCB to be split soon

  • Updated9 June 2004
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The Belgian government announced in March
that national railways SNCB (turnover of €3.7
billion in 2003, with 42,000 staff members) will
be split into two companies soon:

  • one
    responsible for managing the infrastructure,
  • other in charge of operating services.

new holding owning the two sister companies
will be set up. This evolution, which takes into
account the European regulations on railways,
is part of a broader plan Move 2007, which aims
to cut operational deficit by 2007 through 3,000