Take a few steps into the history of the Trieux railway line
A background of the Steam Engine that went through the line since 1997. In August 1997, the first trial run was during the week-end of the Seaman Chant festival at Paimpol. It was a real sucess. The Steam Engine is now an Historic Monument.
The 141 TB 424 is from the 4401 to 4512 set of East Railroad. These Steam Engine were built from 1911 to 1917. This is a back and forth Engine with the speed of 90 km/h. During The Great War, The 4400 have help for the supplies of the front, especially in the Battle of Verdun.
In 1879, The Breton network was created by the Freyssinet government. The main goal was to develop the local railway in order to open up the entire French territory. In the 60's, the financial situation of the railway get bad, the CFTA adapt and start to make a hudge passenger network by road.