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railways of France

railways of France

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Published by S.N.C.F. in Paris .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[prepared by] French National Railways.
ContributionsSocie te nationale des chemins de fer franc ʹais.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14130947M

French Railways — £ You might think that a book about the French Railway system from before the First World War would contain little to interest the general reader. Mais non! This is a fascinating look at the unique and quintessentially French way that it was (belatedly) designed, financed, organised and run. The book begins with a good informative overview of the RB (Deutsche Reichsbahn, or German National Railroads)and its rolling stock (locomotives and cars for freight and passengers). France's SNCF (National Railways of France) and the Allies' USATC Transportation Corps are .

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Transport in France is comfortable, quick, usually reliable and reasonably priced. Train Run by the state-owned SNCF, France's rail network is truly first-class, with extensive coverage of the country and frequent departures.. Car Meander away from cities (where parking is challenging) and a car comes into its own. Mooching along peaceful country lanes, past vineyards and fruit . Book French and European train tickets online. For individual tickets works with to bring you point-to-point tickets in France and Europe for no extra fee, no surcharge, and full options including travel card holder discounts. Available worldwide for print-your-own tickets or e-tickets or QR code. For European rail passes, visit our partners Eurail .


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There are three mains railways of France book of trains you'll find yourself travelling on in France. SNCF operate a mix of high-speed services on major routes and slower regional services between smaller stations around France.

Find out more about each train type below. High-speed: up to km/h ( mph) Connects Paris with major cites in France. Heritage railways in Western France: Charentes: Train des Mouettes - the Seagull line21 Km from Saujon (between Royan and Saintes) to la Tremblade, along the valley of the Seudre.

Steam on summer weekdays. Heritage and scenic railways in Eastern France: Jura and Vosges mountains.

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(SNCF) issued this book in in response to the lively interest that had been shown in French railways since World War II. Covers fixed equipment (track and stations), rolling stock (steam/electric/diesel locomotives and passenger cars), operating methods, the commercial department, relations with other Author: French National Railway Company.