La Roche des Monts

Loyal readers of Loco Revue, it is a name that you know well, a gray eminence (despite its age!) Model rail Mayennais (it will make him happy) ... met with its Vendéen network of "La Roche des Monts" ( a curious mixture between Roche sur Yon and Notre Dame or St Jean de Monts !!)
A beautiful evolution of the biscuit factory Jeannette where narrow way, metric track and track [...]

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Locos to scrap

View ... a beautiful model that gathers at the edge of a busy line of old locos scrapped. A beautiful diorama directed by Alain Blondel:       It's simple, beautiful and efficiently rusted ... Bravo!
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Locotracteur And 7303!

Crossed during a visit to the Vendée railways, a Y 7000 ... the very gleaming locotractor Y 7303 more exactly ...
This locotractor was built by BILLARD / DECAUVILLE (series 7100 to 7310) produced between 1958 and 1962. Its engine of 152 Kw reaches, in top speed, the 54 km / h ...
With its diesel engine and its length of 8m 940 our YOYO (called in this way by railwaymen in [...]

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The stations of the region (44/85/49)

They are beautiful the stations of the region;
That of Mortagne sur Sevre, Saint Laurent sur Sèvre and Clisson, the first two are partially used and the third knows a huge traffic and a considerable development.
First of all, the Clisson train station is one of the most used regional stations with the Nantes / La Roche Yon / Les Sables dOlonnes link and the TGV (Paris / Nantes / [...]

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