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The SNCF Society  is a non-profit-making society, with no formal constitution. We are a group of like-minded individuals interested in French railways, railway models, other transport and (usually!) France in general. This site aims to give information about the Society, its activities and resources. It also complements the Society’s quarterly Journal that contains news and articles covering every aspect of French Railways


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May 2017 - News
Government Orders more Alstom Coradias
Belfort - Delle update
Creil-Roissy (CDG) Airport Link
Guingamp - Paimpol re-opens
Preservation updates
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The 16:37 Montluçon - Limoges TER crosses the Creuse Valley at Le Busseau in September 2014. This line once carried two daily Intercité Bordeaux - Lyon return services. Cut back since 2013 to just a Bordeaux - Limoges return service, daily. Nouvelle Aquitaine Region is keen to restore through services from Bordeaux to Lyon, although it will need the co-operation of Auvergne-Rhône Alpes Region, which is not forthcoming at present. As a starter, Nouvelle Aquitaine has recently announced a plan to extend the Bordeaux - Limoges service to Montluçon before the end of 2018, and with new rolling stock..