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Tourist and Minor Railways

Occitanie / Occitània

Le Train Jaune
Le Train Jaune on the Viaduc Séjourné
(Photo © Michael Paap)

Ø year round service; seasonal (mainly summer); Δ seasonal (mainly winter); § regular service trains on lines of special tourist interest
V (vapeur) steam locomotives; D diesel locomotives; A (autorails) diesel railcars; E electric
N standard gauge (1435mm); M metre gauge (1000mm); E other narrow gauge (E60 600mm, E50 500mm, ...)
R with rack throughout, r with rack sections

Chemin de Fer des Lacs de Monclar
DE60 in the Base de loisirs des 3 lacs, Monclar de Quercy (1.7km) (Site in French)
Chemin de Fer Touristique du Haut-Quercy
VDN Martel to Saint-Denis-lès-Martel (6.5km)
Chemin de Fer Touristique du Tarn
VDE50 Saint Lieux lès Lavaur to the Jardins des Martel (7km). Extension proposed to the hamlet and chapel of Saint Cyriaque
Funiculaire du Pic du Jer
Funicular Lourdes to the Pic du Jer (Site in French)
La Grotte des Demoiselles
ØFunicular show caves near Ganges, accessed by an underground funicular
Le Petit Train de Grenade
xVDE18.4 (7¼inch) Rond de Save, near Grenade. Miniature railway crossing an old railway bridge over the river Save. x Operates typically 2 Sundays each month, May to August
Le Train Jaune
اEM Villefranche - Vernet les Bains to Latour du Carol - Enveitg (62.6km) (Site in French)
Train du Pays Cathare et du Fenouillèdes
DAN Rivesaltes to Axat or St-Martin-Lys. Since July 2010 as TPCF Fret has also carried some freight, interchanging with SNCF at Rivesaltes; the first minor railway (opérateur ferroviaire de proximité) to do so. (Site mainly in French, with downloadable brochure in English)
Train Touristique du Larzac
DN Saint Eulalie de Cernon to La Bastide Pradines (8km)
Train à Vapeur des Cevennes
VN Anduze to Saint Jean du Gard (13km). A restaurant car is available for private charter on some services (Site in French)

Vélorails

Pédalorails de Saint Thibéry
Saint Thibéry to Vias, 4km (Site in French)
Vélorail de l’Armagnac
From Nogaro, about 4.5km (Site in French)
Vélorail du Larzac
Saint Eulalie de Cernon to Le Rouquet (4km round trip). Alternatively an 8km one way journey from Saint Eulalie de Cernon to La Bastide Pradines returning by the Train Touristique du Larzac (see above)
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