Les Chemins de Fer et Tramways de Provence - le Macaron (voie-metrique)

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In November 2018 my wife and I stayed in St. Raphael for 10 days. On a couple of those days, Jo and I were able to visit the old Chemin de Fer du Sud de La France station site alongside the old PLM station. The modern SNCF station seems to me to be just as ugly as I thought it would be. The site of the old metre-gauge station is now covered by the Gare Routiere. The structures which supported the old line alongside the main PLM line remain and are now in use by small retail outlets.

As far as we could tell the details given in the original version of the post below are all correct.

I have just added a postcript and some photos.

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2018/01/1...to-saint-raphael-chemin-de-fer-de-provence-48
 
#16
On Sunday 18th November, Jo and I travelled from St. Raphael via the Sunday Market in Le Muy to Hyeres. We enjoyed an hour or so on the spit of land extending out from Hyeres towards Iles d'Hyeres and we had lunch next to La Tour Fondue. We spent the rest of the day following Le Macaron from Hyeres to Sainte-Maxime. Nothing I saw on the journey caused me concern about the text of the series of blog posts I have written about the route and that I have already provided links to on this thread. I was able to take a few pictures while on the journey, although there was little time to stop if the full journey was to be completed in daylight! I will post a link to the photographs in due course. On the journey we were also able to make two detours. The first, to Les Bormettes and the site of the old torpedo factory at what is now known as Miramar. The second to St. Tropez.

The relevant links to my blog are:

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2017/12/3...rmes-les-mimosas-chemin-de-fer-de-provence-41

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2017/12/2...de-les-bormettes-chemin-de-fer-de-provence-42

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2018/01/0...sas-to-cavalaire-chemin-de-fer-de-provence-41

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2018/01/0...la-foux-les-pins-chemin-de-fer-de-provence-44

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2018/01/0...-to-saint-tropez-chemin-de-fer-de-provence-45

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2018/01/0...-pins-to-cogolin-chemin-de-fer-de-provence-46

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2018/01/0...to-sainte-maxime-chemin-de-fer-de-provence-47
 


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