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Virus Costs French State Rail Company 2 Billion Euros So Far

A SNCF employee walks on an empty platform of the Gare de Lyon train station in Paris.

A SNCF employee walks on an empty platform of the Gare de Lyon train station in Paris.

Photographer: Ludovic Marin/AFP via Getty Images

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French state-owned railroad company SNCF estimates that it has lost 2 billion euros ($2.2 billion) so far due to the coronavirus crisis.