Railway Museum of Petit Anjou

To discover , a unique place in Anjou that retraces the hiqtoire of the historic steam train: the Petit Anjou. The guide speakers at strategic points will explain, here the history of the...

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To discover , a unique place in Anjou that retraces the hiqtoire of the historic steam train: the Petit Anjou. The guide speakers at strategic points will explain, here the history of the station, there the operation of a locomotive, or there the restoration of magnificent passenger cars, here again the work on the De Dion Bouton car,or further away from the conductor’s van. The visitor will be able to admire the station manager’s office and the re-enacted vestibule. Animations and epositions will animate these two great days around the railway world . Young and old alike will enjoy a short ride by train, by bike and other surprises .

About the venue

Saint Jean de Linières
  • Patrimoine ferroviaire, des transports et du génie civil

To discover in the restored historic train station of Petit Anjou, the history of this steam train that criss-crossed Anjou from 1893 to 1948\. The volunteers present the restorations in progress: a De Dion Bouton car from the 1920s, (a real bus on rail) and the restoration of a train van with its postal compartment. Train and bike tours punctuate the visit. New this year: the restoration of the conductor’s office and entrance hall.

Access: large car parks in front of the station, access by car

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