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Chemins de Fer du Creusot - Locomotive 241 P 17

Industrial Site, Industrial site, Listed or registered (CNMHS), Boilermaking, Metallurgy/Wrought Iron, Transport in Le Creusot
  • The 241 P 17 steam locomotive, a listed historic monument, is the largest steam locomotive in Europe. It was built between 1949 and 1950 by Schneider in Le Creusot. After 13 years of passionate restoration by volunteers from Chemins de Fer du Creusot, the locomotive was returned to service in 2006.

    Groups can visit the locomotive by appointment.
    It is also possible to visit the locomotive at weekends during work sessions, for more information contact us by e-mail.

    Locomotive 241 P 17...
    The 241 P 17 steam locomotive, a listed historic monument, is the largest steam locomotive in Europe. It was built between 1949 and 1950 by Schneider in Le Creusot. After 13 years of passionate restoration by volunteers from Chemins de Fer du Creusot, the locomotive was returned to service in 2006.

    Groups can visit the locomotive by appointment.
    It is also possible to visit the locomotive at weekends during work sessions, for more information contact us by e-mail.

    Locomotive 241 P 17 will be back in service for six scheduled trips in 2024: 20 April, 18 May, 22 June, 25 August, 14-15 September and 4-7 October 2024 (programme subject to change).
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