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The UIC Franc (code: XFU) was a virtual currency unit used by the International Union of Railways (UIC). It was introduced in 1976 after the Gold Franc was abandoned for this purpose due to instability of the international monetary system, and was replaced by the European Currency Unit on 1 January 1990.
|Date of introduction||1976|
|Date of withdrawal||1 January 1990[a]|
|This infobox shows the latest status before this currency was rendered obsolete.|
The code XFU was not withdrawn from the ISO-4217 currency list until 2013, despite the UIC franc having long fallen out of use.
- Private currency
- Neutral Unit of Construction (NUC) – a related currency for the airline ticketing industry
- ^ de Fontgalland, Bernard. The World Railway System, p. 151, at Google Books | using_countries = International Union of Railways
- ^ Bernard de Fontgalland (8 November 1984). The World Railway System. Cambridge University Press. pp. 151–. ISBN 978-0-521-24541-8.
- ^ "Intercontainer opts for the ECU". Rail International. 21: 34. 1990.
- ^ "ISO 4217 Amendment Number 157" (PDF). 7 November 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2016.