French Rail Demonstrates the Level of Government Competence

As if we needed further proof that government itself is the problem, not simply the American version, this story out of France is sure to leave everyone shaking their heads in wonder. From Reuters: France’s national rail company SNCF said on Tuesday it had ordered 2,000 trains for an expanded regional network that are too wide for many station platforms, entailing costly repairs. A spokesman for the RFF national rail operator confirmed the error, first reported by satirical weekly Canard Enchaine Read more […]