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Metre-Gauge Railways in Provence

Discussion in 'International Heritage Railways/Tramways' started by Roger Farnworth, Mar 24, 2018.

  1. ilvaporista

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    More reading material for the next long flight, many thanks!
     
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    This next post relates to a different line - the Nice to Digne metre-gauge line. This line is the only one of the metre-gauge lines near Nice toremain open. Despite a chequered history its future now seems relatively secure. This is the first post about this line. I have travelled on it a few times in recent years and will do again when we are in Nice once more. It has seen some dramatic improvements in the permanent way and rolling stock in the past 5 or so years.

    https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.co...ins-part-1-nice-chemins-de-fer-de-provence-57
     
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    The video is great. I hope you also enjoyed the supporting information about that length of the line.
     
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    A few people have asked me whether I plan to publish a book, or books, about the Metre-Gauge Railways of Provence. I thought that I might see what was involved in punishing an eBook .... As a first step, I have tried to design a cover for what might be a book about the Central Var line. I have published a series of posts on that line on this Group.

    So here are two questions for you ....

    If I was to do so, would you be interested in buying a copy and what might you pay?

    And ............... What do you think to this as a cover? Might it entice you to buy the book, knowing what you already do about the content?

    https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/2018/04/14/an-ebook-on-les-chemins-de-fer-du-sud-de-la-france 20180414_091815_0001.jpg
     
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    This is a fascinating thread, given me so much to look out for on my next holiday in S France. I have visited the Nice- Digne Line a few times for the steam. I don't know if these will be of interest

    IMG_0730.JPG IMG_0731.JPG IMG_0732.JPG IMG_0733.JPG IMG_0734.JPG IMG_0735.JPG
     
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    Fantastic pictures 'JohnB' did you take these yourself?
     
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    Hello,

    I am pondering converting my blog into an online book. This might prove of interest to people. I have produced the first few chapters of the book I am imagining. They are at the moment missing a contents page and and editorial page but I'd appreciate comments on whether the book might be worth publishing on line and whether you think it should be free or charged for?

    If you are interested, please follow this link via my blog:

    https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/2018/04/14/an-ebook-on-les-chemins-de-fer-du-sud-de-la-france/

    Best wishes

    Roger
     
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