To see and hear stream railways whistling trains make you dream like children. The locomotive and its steam are part of the imaginary of many people. For over 40 years, a club for young for maintain and conservation of historical railway heritage (AJECTA) brings steam locomotives alive.
Saving machines from destruction and putting them back on the railroad tracks brings back memories of railways, which run in France until le the sixties. The stock of Longueville is a place of conservation restoration a museum attraction numerous visitors. To watch a steam locomotive nicely refurbished operate on a historical rotunda to be turned towards the rail direction is quite a show! The rotunda dates back to 1911 and is an historical monument more than a locomotive stock. This living railroad museum retraces an era of rail travel with one of France’s most important collections: 12 locomotives, some auto rails and loco tractors and over seventy wagons with namely Pullman wagons of the famous « blue train ». a visit of the Longueville site takes you to an unique atmosphere of the 19th century and photographs retrace this legendary era.
A schedule offers also possibility to hire a stream train ride on the rail line Longueville - Provins.
From 01/05 to 31/10, every Saturday and Sunday between 10.30 AM and 6 PM.
From 01/11 to 30/04, every Sunday between 1 PM and 5 PM.
Provins Tourisme entre Bassée, Montois et Morin - 19/11/2019