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The Journey
The Tourist Railway of the Ouche Railway (Burgundy, France)

tags: vallee de l'ouche, train vapeur diesel, chemin de fer touristique, voie etroite.
What better way to spend around 90 minutes than travelling through the fields and woods along the River Ouche valley, on part of the old railway line between Epinac and Dijon, established in 1830's and one of the oldest railways in France. tags: narrow gauge, two foot gauge, scenic railroad
The 5 mile rural journey offers the chance to ride behind a steam locomotive on one of the few active narrow gauge steam railway in France.
The principal station for departures is Bligny sur Ouche, but it is also possible to join the train at the new terminus at Pont d'Ouche on sundays and Bank Holidays (there is only one departure from Pont d'Ouche at 15.00 hours). It is also possible to purchase a single ticket from either station.
The free transport of bicycles is possible for passengers.
Two of our "toast rack" coaches are equipped with special ramps and fittings to allow wheelchairs to travel, and there is a disabled toilet at the Bligny sur Ouche station.
All the carriages are fitted with a sound system that allows passengers to hear a commentary about the journey before departure.
Dogs are welcome to travel on our trains.

CFVO videos
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130T La Meuse


Timetable & Fares

Timetable for 2017
tags: light railway, railroad, eisenbahn, steam locomotive, narrow gauge.
Trains are operated on Sundays and French Bank Holidays from the 1st of May to 25th of September, 14h45 & 16h30, hauled by steam locomotives.

From the 1st of July to the 30th of August, on Mondays to Saturdays, 15h30, there are diesel-hauled trains only.

While every endeavour is made to operate steam locomotives on specified services, due to technical reasons or the availability of volunteers this cannot be guaranteed.

Fares for 2016
The tickets prices quoted are for individual passengers, it is not necessary to book in advance.
The 2015 season return fare is:
Children (3 to 10 years)...........2.50€

Outward journey only
Children (3 to 10 years)...........€

Tourism operators and Groups.
To enquire about reservations please call: (33) 0630 01 48 29 or to send a FAX contact: (33) 0380 20 17 92
or send an Email to
Contact us for your marriages, birthdays and family or group outings, and for film location services. Special trains can be organised on demand at all times of the year.
Trains tasting
Every year the Office of Tourism organizes trains tasting, reservations required

Information: tel. (33) 03 80 20 16 51

The organizer is not CFVO reservations can be made at the tourist office

Yet another reason to come to Bligny sur Ouche:

"Le musée des outils, du bois et de la vie paysanne"

The Tourist railway of the Ouche Valley is twinned with the Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway. The Warren, Bredgar, Sittingbourne, Kent.
Tags: chemin fer; railroad; light railway; narrow gauge; two foot gauge.
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