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View over Saint Sauveur la Sagne in April 2012. The AGRIVAP trains touristique don't call here, but run through on the scenic Arlanc / Chaise Dieu route. The former station buildings, shed and yard (now in non-railway use) appear to be in good order. [Andrew Wilson]

Baselland Transport

Route 10 of the Basel tram network is unusual in that one of the stops on the route, Leymen, is actually in France. Having just crossed the border from Switzerland into France, a tram heading towards Basel enters the French stop on 22nd May 2010. Shortly afterwards it will cross ... [Michael Gibb]

Charente Maritime

Similar in operation to, but 11 years older than, its Middlesbrough counterpart [See image 59948] this is Rochefort transporter bridge over the River Charente. Built in 1900 it has been replaced by a motorway viaduct in recent years but still operated by the local government region as a preserved industrial monument. [Mark Bartlett]

Chemin de Fer de la Baie de Somme

At Cayeux-sur-Mer, a Swiss 2-6-0 tank, SLM 2317 from 1913, ex-Furka-Oberalp Railway, now located at Blonay-Chamby, Switzerland. The locomotive was low-loaded in for the weekend. [Peter Todd]

Chemin de fer de la Provence

Scene under the overall roof of the sadly abandoned Gare du Sud in Nice in April 2007. The area within the shell of the building is currently in use as a car park, although restoration plans are in the pipeline. [Mark Poustie]

Chemin de Fer Touristique du Perigord Vert (Velorail).

A railcar sits at the old station at Corgnac-sur-Isle on 10 July 2008. The line is currently used for Velorail operations only between Corgnac and Thiviers and, in August only, various sections of track eastwards from Corgnac to Excidieuil. [Mark Poustie]

Cie du Midi

The 1884 single track Garabit Viaduct (or Eiffel Bridge) that crosses over the Tuyere river near Ruynes-en-Margeride, France, in the mountainous Massif Central region. Photographed looking west from the nearby Aire du Garabit rest area on the A75 La Meridienne auto-route in July 2015. There is a 10Kmh speed limit ... [David Pesterfield]

List of locations in this area

Cayeux-sur-Mer Cayuex-sur-Mer Corgnac-sur-Isle 

Garabit Viaduct, Cantal, France. 

La Chaise Dieu Le Tunnel de Besse Leyman 

Nice, Gare Du Sud Noyelles-sur-Mer 


Saint Sauveur la Sagne St Alyre d^Arlanc St Valery-sur-Somme