Chemin de Fer de la Baie de Somme
22nd September 2009

The 1909 built no 3714 stands at Le Crotoy with the 1045 train for St.Valery-sur-Somme.

3714 brings the train into Noyelles-sur-Mer station where it will run around.

Taking water in the headshunt at Noyelles-sur-Mer.
SNCF trains also call here with destinations of Calais, Boulogne, Abbeville and Paris.

After taking on water the loco couples up for the continued journey to St.Valery.

St.Valery Port station on the quayside where the loco is detached and it runs onto the depot at St.Valery Canal.

The return journey to Le Crotoy at 1400 brings a fresh loco to Port station - No 1 a 1906 loco a 2-6-0 Corpet Louvet.

No 1 detaches at Noyelles-sur-Mer to take water and run round. The SNCF line is behind the green fence.

The train seen across the fields from the Le Crotoy to Noyelles road.

Final train of the day pictured near Morlay in low sunlight running bunker first.. crosses an automatic half barrier crossing and continues towards Le Crotoy.