At last it is possible once again to travel down the Doux Gorge on the railway line! These are the vélorail pedal cars which have just started operating, as a first step to restoring full resumption of the Mastrou steam train service. The cars seat four people, the front ones pedalling and the rear passengers just enjoying the view! You start at Boucieu and travel all the way down the gorge to the Gare de Troye, before Tournon. There, one of the diesel trains from the 1960’s brings all the passengers back up to Boucieu.
We have not yet tried it out, but it looks like a lot of fun and, although we are still a long way from normal service, it will be exciting to experience the dramatic gorge from one’s own little cart, rather than from the train carriage. Can’t wait to have a go!