Recalling the atmosphere of the 'Belle Epoque', come and discover the delights of the Baie de Somme on board one of our authentic trains of yesteryear.
In the north of France on the Picardy coast, ride on a steam train around one of the most beautiful bays in the world, preserved in its wild state. Among marshes, salt marshes, willows and reeds, beside the sea and alongside the Baie de Somme, bring the family, or come with friends or in a group like so many travellers on the sea-bathers' railway since 1887.
There's not a minute to lose! All aboard for a journey through time!
The Chemin de Fer de la Baie de Somme offers you an unforgettable time on the Réseau des Bains de Mer, dining on board an authentic steam train from the beginning of the last century.
Your train travels from Saint-Valery-sur-Somme to Noyelles-sur-Mer, where you will be served an aperitif. On the way back, benefit from a halt on the embankment and the calm of the Bay to admire the beauty of the setting sun while relishing a fine meal.
You are nostalgic for the trains of past times, for steam engines or the authentic 'Willème' diesel engine from the 1950s, for local networks and branch lines? The Chemin de Fer de la Baie de Somme welcomes you to the Réseau des Bains de Mer (the 'sea-bathers' railway') at the time when it was run by the well-known Société générale des chemins de fer Economiques (S.E.).Learn more
The CFBS has just called upon expert advice regarding the boiler of its N° 15 locomotive, built in 1920 by Haine St Pierre (Belgium).
Twinned for two decades, the Chemin de Fer de la Baie de Somme and the Kent and East Sussex Railway organize every 18 months, and alternatively,...Learn more
Three days of special steam-hauled charters took place on the CFBS on 20th, 21st and 22nd of September. A group of railway photographers from the...Learn more