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    U Trinichellu/Le train corse

    The little train that could.

    In the 1850s, the need for a railway line in Corsica became evident. The feasibility study for a project connecting Bastia to Corte and Ajaccio (with, in particular, a way to overcome the obstacle of the Vizzavona Pass) was launched about a decade later.

    A metric gauge track (with a one-metre rail width instead of the standard 1.435 metres) was chosen; from 1888 to 1894, the railway was 295 kilometres long.

    The Corsican railway line gives passengers a glimpse of unforgettable landscapes and beautiful natural sites, such as the Voile de la mariée (Bridal Veil) waterfall.
    All aboard!

 
 
    tagged as : Nature & outdoors, 2A-Corse-du-Sud, Corsica