Chemin de Fer du Haut-Forez – Tourist train

Board the High Drill Railway for a journey between Estivareilles and Craponne-sur-Arzon railway 42 km built between 1875 and 1902 ... Station stops of Usson-en-Forez and Craponne-sur-Arzon


Embark in the High-Forez's train and go through our coniferous forest, our highs plateaux and our small valleys, without forgetting the magnificient Pontempeyrat's viaduct which connect 3 departments and two regions : Auvergne and Rhône-Alpes !
Trains are running all the year, either regularly or for themas (Halloween, Father Christmas, snow train, snowshoes, mountain bike) but also on request for groups (clubs, work councils, families...) or for events (weddings, birthdays, retirements). You can come down from the train in the station of your choice to visit tourist sites. Our trains are typicals of the 50's and will allow you to relive the aged time in security.


Languages spoken

  • English
  • French



Adult: 5 to 11 €
Child (2-12 years): 3.50 to 8 €
Family pass: 38 €.

Modes de paiement

  • Check
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer


From 02/07 to 13/07, every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 3 pm.

From 15/07 to 29/08, every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

From 03/09 to 10/09, every Sunday at 3 pm.