Chemin de fer touristique de la vallée de l'Aa
The SNCF Class X 4500 diesel multiple units were built by ANF between 1963-1970. The X4500 class are one of four classes of similar design (X4300, X4500, X4630, X4750) known as "Caravelles". This ... (more)
For celebrating the 150th birthday of the line linking Clermont-Fd to Aurillac, many charter railcars were organized. Here is some of these trains, in Le Lioran station.
Railcar "Picasso" X 4039 passes the preserved water tower, a historic landmark of the "Le Lioran line".
A lone Picasso running at speed toward Aurillac looks somehow lost in the landscape near Yollet.
In the Cantal region, traditional houses with their roofs covered with slatestones are simple and beautiful. The Le Lioran Line in the background (Aurillac to Neussargues) has a max grade of 3%. T... (more)
The beautiful station of Murat has a style similar to the surrounding Cantal houses
The preserved Picasso X4039 (300hp, built by Renautl) leaves Neussargues, going to Murat and Le Lioran