In the years 1970 – 1980, in France, the compagny of Little Touristic Trains were counted on the fingers! The few small Trains then built to scale, were primarily enjoyed by children in some resorts …
Aware of the cultural interest that might arise in the future, this fun mean of transportation, Louis-Paul Barbaste, imagine to create a Little Train “revolutionary ” :
- Primarily for transporting adults.
- Sitting in the same direction, facing forward, to give them a real guided tour..
Very complementary to the interior visit, it was very quickly acclaimed by a large number of tourism professionals.
The official opening took place July 17, 1984