France’s national railway company SNCF has joined the team of sponsors supporting UEFA EURO 2016. This partnership represents confirmation of SNCF’s ongoing backing for and commitment to major sports events in France – a commitment that spans the transport of both passengers and freight, uefa.com announced.
SNCF will be there for fans before, during and after their journeys next summer, both in stations and across the rail network.
„We will mobilise our entire team of 200,000 railway workers and partners – on every train, in every station, and at every industrial or commercial site. We are all looking forward to welcoming foreign guests and French supporters, serving them in any way we can” , Guillaume Pepy, chairman of SNCF, said.
Jacques Lambert, president of EURO 2016 SAS, said: „It is a great pleasure to announce this partnership with SNCF. SNCF’s experience in transporting passengers and its various initiatives and commitments in the field of sport make it a natural complement to EURO 2016’s values of excellence and unity.”