Rail Europe are the European train experts, officially representing all European railways and networks. Established in June 1995, Rail Europe is held by the French national rail company (SNCF) and the Swiss national rail company (SBB), each with 50% shareholdings. With headquarters in Paris and a staff of over 50 employees, it focuses on the worldwide marketing and sale of European rail tickets and deals. To date, Rail Europe has transported more than 2.6 million passengers. Its core business concentrates on the sale of European and international train tickets through travel agents and websites in South America, Africa, Australia and New Zealand, and Asia (the 4 As).