Tourist Railway
of the Aa Valley

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An exceptional journey

Winding through the Aa Valley between Arques and Lumbres over 15 km of railway and in the heart of the Caps et Marais d'Opale Regional Natural Park, the Aa Valley Tourist Railway offers an exceptional setting for lovers of nature.

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An exceptional journey
An exceptional journey
An exceptional journey

The next circulations

Festivallée 2024

  • The 05/10/2024 to 00:00
  • The 06/10/2024 to 00:00

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Journée spéciale photographes

  • The 16/08/2024 to 00:00

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Voyage en Autorail Picasso

  • The 16/07/2024 to 15:00
  • The 18/07/2024 to 15:00
  • The 23/07/2024 to 15:00

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Voyage en Train à vapeur

  • The 20/07/2024 to 15:00
  • The 21/07/2024 to 15:00
  • The 27/07/2024 to 15:00

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A singular tourist train

The history of the “Aa Valley Tourist Railway” is full of twists and turns, challenges and determination. Discover the origins of this project and this titanic work, over the years...

Discover this passionate story

A singular tourist train
A singular tourist train

of passengers

An incredible stroll through time with a top, pleasant, attentive and passionate association. We will be back!

Thomas H.

An interesting ride in an old train.... plenty of greenery... The volunteers of the association are super nice!

Valérie D.

Super well restored train, the seats are comfortable. The price is not excessive. There are several stops along the tour. The comments are worked, we learn a lot thanks to them.

Agnes R.

Very pleasant afternoon spent in the company of these passionate railway volunteers.\nVery good atmosphere\nThank you for this day of sharing

Bip Bip Miche

Nice little ride with this beautiful steam train and above all a great welcome

Elodie A.

An incredible walk through time with an association at the top 👍, pleasant, attentive and passionate

Thomas H.

Practical information for your trip

What are the prices? And the means of payment?

Our rates are available by clicking here.

We accept payment in cash, bank checks, holiday vouchers, online ticketing.

How to contact the CFTVA?

Telephone: 03 21 93 45 46


Address Postal: [3 rue des Cuvelots 62380 BAYENGHEM-LES-SENINGHEM](,2.2508778/3+Rue+des+Cuvelots,+62380+Bayenghem-l% C3%A8s-Seninghem/@50.7306717,2.0928062,12z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m9!4m8!1m1!4e1!1m5!1m1!1s0x47dc52f502b60b73:0xc24704c6012d4246!2m2!1d2.07 48143!2d50.699948)

Arques station address: [Rue de l'Europe – Low speed access 62510 ARQUES]( %26+Rue+de+l'Europe,+62510+Arques/data=!4m6!4m5!1m1!4e2!1m2!1m1!1s0x47dcfedac631a1a7:0x64516dda785350e9?sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi54Zmh9db9AhW_UqQEHSmmCcwQw wV6BAgVEAQ)

How to come by train or by bus?

By bus (Lines 3 or 6)

Stop: Arques Center Ville (Place) Please note: no bus on Sundays and public holidays!

Information: http://mouveo.

By train

The nearest station is Saint-Omer station Site TER Hauts from France


Is the site accessible to people with reduced mobility?

Our historic rolling stock is unfortunately not suitable for wheelchair access.

Only the Picasso railcars are accessible. The space available for wheelchairs is however limited, so we thank you for want to notify us in advance at 03 21 93 45 46, or by email

Will the train run during my visit to the region?

To find out if the train will run on the day of your visit to the Pays de Saint-Omer, here is the 2024 traffic program.