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by rogerfarnworth
Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:31 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Le Macaron Metre-Gauge Line in Provence-Cote d'Azur
Replies: 5
Views: 228

Re: Le Macaron Metre-Gauge Line in Provence-Cote d'Azur

The second length of Le Macaron - between Hyeres and Bormes-les-Mimosas.

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by rogerfarnworth
Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:30 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Le Macaron Metre-Gauge Line in Provence-Cote d'Azur
Replies: 5
Views: 228

Re: Le Macaron Metre-Gauge Line in Provence-Cote d'Azur

This post relates to the length of Le Macaron between the terminus in Toulon and the town of Hyeres.

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by rogerfarnworth
Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: The Central Var Metre-Gauge Line in Provence-Cote d'Azur
Replies: 13
Views: 1648

Re: The Central Var Metre-Gauge Line in Provence-Cote d'Azur

Our survey of the Central Var Metre-Gauge Line continues with the length from Seillans to Claviers ....

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by rogerfarnworth
Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:22 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Japanese Railways
Replies: 1
Views: 41

Re: Japanese Railways

The Kurobe Gorge Railway is both as tourist railway and a supply line to the hydroelectric power stations along the Kurobe River Gorge. This is the first of a few posts about Japanese 2ft 6in railways. ... http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/01/30/japanese-narrow-gauge-762mm-lines-part-1-the-kurobe-gorge...
by rogerfarnworth
Wed Jul 21, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: The East Cornwall Mineral Railway
Replies: 2
Views: 37

Re: The East Cornwall Mineral Railway

yes, and being alongside a significant viaduct too!
by rogerfarnworth
Tue Jul 20, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: The East Cornwall Mineral Railway
Replies: 2
Views: 37

The East Cornwall Mineral Railway

I enjoyed reading the first article in the May 1951 edition of The Railway Magazine. That article covered the East Cornwall Mineral Railway which started life as 3ft 6in narrow gauge line. As a result I have spent a little time researching the line. This is the first of two posts directly about the ...
by rogerfarnworth
Tue Jul 20, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Les Chemins de Fer de l'Herault
Replies: 0
Views: 6

Les Chemins de Fer de l'Herault

The secondary railways of the French Departement of the Herault were built to standard gauge. They were usually built to light rail standards although on occasions were strengthened to carry more substantial traffic. The region had a significant viniculture and wine was one of the major commodities ...
by rogerfarnworth
Tue Jul 20, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: The Railways of Bouches-du-Rhone in the South of France
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Re: The Railways of Bouches-du-Rhone in the South of France

This next post looks at the line which ran between Orgon and Barbentane. The tracks for this line remain substantially in place, although a bit overgrown in places.

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/03/13/bo ... barbentane
by rogerfarnworth
Tue Jul 20, 2021 7:01 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Les Tramways de l'Aude (South West France)
Replies: 3
Views: 389

Re: Les Tramways de l'Aude (South West France)

This is the third part part of the overview and covers much about the locomotives and rolling stock on the line.

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2018/08/31/tr ... iew-part-3
by rogerfarnworth
Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Tramways in Provence-Cote d'Azur
Replies: 6
Views: 303

Re: Tramways in Provence-Cote d'Azur

This is the other tramway. It ran from Grasse to Cannes. It was not run by either the TAM or the TNL. Here is its story:

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