The SNCF wants to dig its furrow in the low-cost.
Until now, it only charged very low prices with its Ouigo TGVs.
It will now offer riquitous fares on the main lines with trains that take their time.
From 10 to 30 euros for a Paris-Lyon in 4:45 - 5:15 a.m. compared to 2 hours by TGV.
Same prices for a Paris-Nantes in 3:30 to 4:15 a.m. while the TGV does it in 2 hours and 25 minutes.
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It is in the spring of 2022 that the historic rail operator will launch this offer which crushes prices.
With three Paris-Nantes and two Paris-Lyon round trips per day.
"We are targeting those who have time and not a lot of
money," says Christophe Fanichet, CEO of SNCF Voyageurs.
Our goal is to attract 1.2 million passengers by 2022. "
"We want to sell 65% of these tickets for less than 20 euros",
specifies Alain Krakovitch, director of SNCF Travel.
Stops in small towns
In this offer called classic Ouigo (for classic speed), the passenger will travel in Corail trainsets refreshed and repainted in
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