Business expansion
île de France;
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Land Transport And Transport Via Pipelines
49.10 - Passenger rail transport, interurban

600 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
2 May 2022
Employment effect (start)
2 May 2022
Foreseen end date
31 December 2022


The SNCF railway company has announced the recruitment of 600 agents on its Ile-de-France network the 'Transilien'- where 13,000 people are employed- in 2022. According to the SNCF, these recruitments should allow it to pursue the company's 'strategy of constant improvement of services to passengers'. Of the 600 new staff, the SNCF is looking for 200 train and tram-train drivers, 150 sales staff to work in stations, 150 train maintenance technicians, 40 production staff and 60 managers in engineering or information system areas. SNCF pointed out that some positions do not require a diploma, such as station sales agents responsible for ensuring passenger satisfaction. 

SNCF is is France's national state-owned railway company and it was founded in 1938.

Previous business restructurings were recorded in the ERM database in 2021, with 2,000 job cuts (SNCF-2021-FR) and in 2020, with 1,527 job cuts (SNCF-2020-FR).



Eurofound (2022), SNCF, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 106830, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106830.