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GoEuro launches in France after signing partnership with SNCF

Rail, coach and flight search and booking portal GoEuro is expanding into France in a tie-up with SNCF.

The company now covers all rail, coach and air travel in 11 countries which have a total population of 400 million and an additional influx of 300 million foreign visitors a year.

The partnership means that travellers can now plan trips to more than 30,000 destinations across Europe.

The French transportation network adds more than 3,000 train stations, 450 bus terminals and 91 airports to GoEuro’s offering,

Users can compare rail, coach and air travel options in a single search, eliminating the need to visit multiple websites to plan their entire journey.

Chief executive and founder, Naren Shaam, said: “The addition of France is great for our users and a milestone for GoEuro.

“We launched less than three years ago, at a time when this form of simple online search was only available for air travel.

“We are proud to be developing the technology behind an easy to use platform that will integrate Europe’s coach and rail networks with the airline industry, bringing this market into the 21st century.”

SNCF chief executive, Guillaume Pepy, added: “France is the most visited destination in the world and rail, as the most competitive mode of transport, is the quintessential way to explore it.

“Through this partnership, GoEuro users are able compare and discover the convenience and great service SNCF has to offer.”

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