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France

French rail company offers weekend getaways in cars

media Eric Piermont/AFP

French national railway SNCF said on Monday it was going to rent out some of its company cars at the weekend via car rental service, OuiCar.

The cars used by staff at over a dozen stations will be now available for rent on OuiCar, a web platform for private car owners that SNCF invested in two years ago.

"The cars were being used by SNCF staff primarily during the work week, travellers can rent them at the weekend at very affordable rate: between 15 and 26 euros a day," said SNCF and OuiCar.

Bordeaux, Brest, Lyon

The stations include popular tourist destinations such as Bordeaux, Lyon-Part-Dieu as well as Brest and Vannes in Brittany.

Famous for its TGV high-speed trains, SNCF has sought to move beyond the rails and  provide a variety of "mobility" solutions to people.

In addition to OuiCar, it has a car-sharing service and runs a low-cost intercity bus operation.

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