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SNCF’s Eurostar-Thalys merger set for EU approval

By Andrew Boyce
  • 25 Mar 2022 14:33
  • 25 Mar 2022 14:33
SNCF is on track to receive unconditional EU approval for its plan to merge the high-speed rail operators Eurostar and Thalys, MLex has learned.

The French railway company this week skipped the chance to offer concessions to EU officials reviewing the deal.

The European Commission has until Monday, March 28 to rule

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Andrew Boyce


Andrew is a reporter covering merger reviews and competition policy for MLex in Brussels. He joined MLex in 2015 and holds a degree and a master’s degree in history from the University of Liverpool.

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