Tours–Le Mans railway

The railway from Tours to Le Mans is a French 96-kilometre long railway line. It is used for passenger (express, regional and suburban) and freight traffic. The railway was opened in 1858.[3]

Tours–Le Mans railway
Ligne Tours - Le Mans.jpg
Map of the line
Overview
SystemSNCF
StatusOperational
LocaleFrance (Centre-Val de Loire, Pays de la Loire)
TerminiTours
Le Mans
Operation
Opened1858
OwnerRFF
Operator(s)SNCF
Technical
Line length96 km (60 mi)
Number of tracksDouble track[2]
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrificationnon electrified[1]
Route map
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235.763 Tours
233.020 Saint-Pierre-des-Corps
237.390
239.900
Line to Nantes
241.893
Loire bridge (360 m)
242.686 Fondettes-Saint-Cyr
246.830 Membrolle/Choisille
246.900
Line to Châteaudun
248.576 Mettray
255.765 St-Antoine-du-Rocher
263.404 Neuillé-Pont-Pierre
272.014 Saint-Paterne
278.780 Dissay\Courcillon
283.093
Line from Bessé-sur-Braye
283.093
283.889 Château-du-Loir
Line to Villiers-au-Bouin
291.701 Vaas
295.152
Line from La Flèche
295.902 Aubigné-Racan
304.891 Mayet
312.260 Écommoy
319.332 Laigné-Saint-Gervais
325.795 Arnage
328.490
331.530
Ceinture du Mans
333.261
210.045
Line to Paris
210.980 Le Mans
Line to Angers
Line to Rennes

The line is non-electrified, only around Tours and Le Mans.

Main stationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "RFF - Map of electrified railway lines" (PDF).
  2. ^ "RFF - Map of all railway lines" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-18.
  3. ^ Direction Générale des Ponts et Chaussées et des Chemins de Fer (1869). Statistique centrale des chemins de fer. Chemins de fer français. Situation au 31 décembre 1869 (in French). Paris: Ministère des Travaux Publics. pp. 146–160.