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Le P'tit Train de la Haute Somme

Lieu dit Froissy, 80340 La Neuville-les-Bray, France
+33 3 22 83 11 89
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Fantastic train ride experience

I visited on the final day of the season when there was an end of season gala. I arrived for the... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Stuart C
via mobile
Lovely ride along the Somme valley

Large collection of steam and diesel locomotives and an interesting assortment of mainly WW1... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Martin R
via mobile
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Built in 1916 for the Battle of the Somme during WW1, our line was saved in 70's by railway enthusiasts as it was still used by a local sugar factory. Steam and Diesel locomotives, some being listed as Historic Monuments, run on this historic line, the last surviving from WW1. Our museum present a part of the society's collection ; about 35 locomotives and more than 100 wagons built from end of 19th century to 80's. Starting in the Somme valley along the river, after a tunnel and a Zig-Zag system in a wood, you'll discover a view on several kilometers on the Plateau du Santerre.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Lieu dit Froissy, 80340 La Neuville-les-Bray, France
+33 3 22 83 11 89
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I visited on the final day of the season when there was an end of season gala. I arrived for the first train and there was plenty of parking (although it was quite full at the end of the day). The railway has a lovely...More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Large collection of steam and diesel locomotives and an interesting assortment of mainly WW1 rolling stock. Our train was hauled by both steam and diesel engine which pushed and pulled us up the zig zag incline to a windswept plateau. Open sided carriages. I was...More

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 17 July 2017

What a delight this little train is so make time for it in your holiday schedule. Most days they run a diesel but on special dates its pulled by a steam train - check their website. You have a choice of four different carriages to...More

Thank Dawn on holiday
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We were a party of four adults and two train mad children. This is a great little railway, being narrow gauge its a more child friendly size than main line trains. as others have commented the museum is extensive and well worth an hour. The...More

Thank GandS84
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Thursday 15Sept. It took us sometime to find this attraction. The postcode we had was wrong and the tomtom did not like any of the places we put in. When we finally got there the lady who was cleaning the windows said they were closed...More

Thank Jean P
David B, Society secretary at Le P'tit Train de la Haute Somme, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Hello We're sorry you had trouble with your GPS. All usefull informations are on our website : How to find us, timetable, price, etc... We don't know were you heard that we was open everyday. Next time, please check all informations on our website first....More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

Took time out of battlefields to visit. Much bigger than I remember from previous times, more parking and much, much more to see. Brilliant value. Large collection to wander around and then the train ride, further than on our other tours. Lovely staff provided coffee...More

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 20 August 2016

You don't have to be a railway buff to enjoy a visit. The museum is definitely for the fanatic, but nonetheless very enjoyable to wander around. Highlight is a trip in original coaches along a length of railway that was used to support the front...More

Thank FiShep
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The museum and train are well worth a visit, if you can find it. Ignore the sat nav instructions and find the D329 then follow the signs. The "P'tit train de la Haute Somme" is situated in the hamlet of Froissy (little village, not indicated...More

Thank carolv119
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This is a restored narrow gauge railway first used to supply men and equipment to the Somme battlefields during WW1. Restored and run by volunteers it is a lovely way to spend an afternoon. As far as I know it is only open in the...More

2  Thank crackingbloke
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Second time first time was august 2013. Enjoyed it so much we determined we would ride it on our next trip to France. Very reasonably priced, hour (ish) duration. Don' want to say much about actual journey as the suprises are part of its charm.

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