Metre-Gauge Railways in Provence - the Central Var Line

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Re: Metre-Gauge Railways in Provence - the Central Var Line

Postby rogerfarnworth » Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:29 am


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Re: Metre-Gauge Railways in Provence - the Central Var Line

Postby rogerfarnworth » Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:30 am

The journey along the Central Var Metre-Gauge line between Nice and Meyrargues continues with the length from Lorgues to Sillans-la-Cascade:

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/20 ... rovence-32

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Re: Metre-Gauge Railways in Provence - the Central Var Line

Postby rogerfarnworth » Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:30 am

The next length of the Central Var line runs from Sillans-la-Cascade to Barjols:

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/20 ... rovence-33

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Re: Metre-Gauge Railways in Provence - the Central Var Line

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Re: Metre-Gauge Railways in Provence - the Central Var Line

Postby rogerfarnworth » Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:33 am

And from Rians to Meyrargues

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/20 ... rovence-35

This finishes the journey along the line. Three posts will follow which give details of locomotives and rolling stock on the line.

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Re: Metre-Gauge Railways in Provence - the Central Var Line

Postby rogerfarnworth » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:51 pm

This is the first of three posts which focus on the locomotives and rolling stock on the Central Var Line in Provence. It covers the Steam Locomotives on the line:

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/20 ... rovence-50

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Re: Metre-Gauge Railways in Provence - the Central Var Line

Postby rogerfarnworth » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:52 pm

The second covers the Diesel power on the Chemin de Fer du Sud Central Var Line in the years before closure in 1950.

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/20 ... rovence-52

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Re: Metre-Gauge Railways in Provence - the Central Var Line

Postby rogerfarnworth » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:53 pm

This is the final post on the Chemin de Fer du Sud de la France Central Var Line and it covers the rolling stock (wagons and coaches) which were found on the line.

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/20 ... rovence-54

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Re: Metre-Gauge Railways in Provence - the Central Var Line

Postby rogerfarnworth » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:13 pm

A few people have asked me whether I plan to publish a book, or books, about the Metre-Gauge Railways of Provence. I thought that I might see what was involved in punishing an eBook .... As a first step, I have tried to design a cover for what might be a book about the Central Var line. I have published a series of posts on that line on this Group.

So here are two questions for you ....

If I was to do so, would you be interested in buying a copy and what might you pay?

And ............... What do you think to this as a cover? Might it entice you to buy the book, knowing what you already do about the content?

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Re: Metre-Gauge Railways in Provence - the Central Var Line

Postby rogerfarnworth » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:20 pm

Hello,

As I have already mentioned, I am pondering converting my blog into an online book. This might prove of interest to people. I have taken this a little further and produced the first few chapters of the book I am imagining. They are at the moment missing a contents page and and editorial page but I'd appreciate comments on whether the book might be worth publishing on line and whether you think it should be free or charged for?

If you are interested, please follow this link via my blog:

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/20 ... la-france/

Best wishes

Roger

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Re: Metre-Gauge Railways in Provence - the Central Var Line

Postby rogerfarnworth » Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:07 am

In November 2018, my wife and I visited a number of the perched villages in the area around Fayence. As a result, I have updated one or two posts on my blog which relate to parts of the Central Var metre-gauge line. The changes to the post below relate to a visit to the perched village of Tanneron which sits high in the hills above the line. The village is a staggering 11 kilometres from the old station which bore its name.

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2017/12/03/li ... rovence-26

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Re: Metre-Gauge Railways in Provence - the Central Var Line

Postby rogerfarnworth » Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:39 am

On the same journey on 15th November 2018, Jo and I were also fortunate enough to follow the line of the D94 linking Tanneron to the site of its station, and then to travel along the D562 and the Avenue de Narbonne before visiting the village of Montauroux The result of these visits has been some minor additions to the post below, particularly some photographs.

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2017/12/03/li ... rovence-27

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Re: Metre-Gauge Railways in Provence - the Central Var Line

Postby rogerfarnworth » Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:37 pm

A PostScript on the Central Var Line which covers a short walk along the line close to Seillans Station ....

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2018/11/20/li ... ovence-28a


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