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May 2022 on the Bocq Railways

This time it’s on … and well on! Our 2022 season has started with a bang. In addition to our regular trains, several activities took place in April and were a great success (opening day, train ride, egg hunt on the Bocq, Train to Ukraine,…) but this is only the beginning! In May and June,…

May 2022 on the Bocq Railways

This time it’s on … and well on! Our 2022 season has started with a bang. In addition to our regular trains, several activities took place in April and were a great success (opening day, train ride, egg hunt on the Bocq, Train to Ukraine,…) but this is only the beginning! In May and June,…

May 2022 on the Bocq Railways

This time it’s on … and well on! Our 2022 season has started with a bang. In addition to our regular trains, several activities took place in April and were a great success (opening day, train ride, egg hunt on the Bocq, Train to Ukraine,…) but this is only the beginning! In May and June, we offer you a whole range of activities: 21 and 22 May and 18 and 19 June: Bocq Gourmand: Come and enjoy an exceptional gastronomic experience on board our vintage train! Places are limited, so register quickly! Info and booking here: https://www.cfbocq.be/billetterie/2022-bocq-gourmand-fh-en/ 29 May: Learning to take railway photos: from theory to practice, learning to take railway photos while having fun! Info and booking here:https://www.cfbocq.be/en/tickets/learning-railway-photography/ 5 June : Rando-Train du Bocq : 10 km guided tour in French between Spontin and Bauche and return in…

May 2022 on the Bocq Railways

This time it’s on … and well on! Our 2022 season has started with a bang. In addition to our regular trains, several activities took place in April and were a great success (opening day, train ride, egg hunt on the Bocq, Train to Ukraine,…) but this is only the beginning! In May and June,…

May 2022 on the Bocq Railways

This time it’s on … and well on! Our 2022 season has started with a bang. In addition to our regular trains, several activities took place in April and were a great success (opening day, train ride, egg hunt on the Bocq, Train to Ukraine,…) but this is only the beginning! In May and June,…

May 2022 on the Bocq Railways

This time it’s on … and well on! Our 2022 season has started with a bang. In addition to our regular trains, several activities took place in April and were a great success (opening day, train ride, egg hunt on the Bocq, Train to Ukraine,…) but this is only the beginning! In May and June, we offer you a whole range of activities: 21 and 22 May and 18 and 19 June: Bocq Gourmand: Come and enjoy an exceptional gastronomic experience on board our vintage train! Places are limited, so register quickly! Info and booking here: https://www.cfbocq.be/billetterie/2022-bocq-gourmand-fh-en/ 29 May: Learning to take railway photos: from theory to practice, learning to take railway photos while having fun! Info and booking here:https://www.cfbocq.be/en/tickets/learning-railway-photography/ 5 June : Rando-Train du Bocq : 10 km guided tour in French between Spontin and Bauche and return in…

Avril 2022 : Saint-Ghislain, réparation des dégâts des tempêtes de février

Les tempêtes Franklin et Eunice entre les 17 et 21 février dernier ont durement frappé notre site de Saint-Ghislain : une partie de la toiture du Retrotrain s’est envolée et certaines portes ont également été endommagées. Les travaux de réparation se sont déroulés sur plusieurs semaines et se sont achevés vers la mi-avril : les bénévoles ont…

3 avril : ouverture de notre saison touristique 2022 !

C’est avec un énorme plaisir que nos bénévoles ont officiellement ouvert la saison touristique 2022! Au programme : une conférence de presse annonçant les projets pour notre ligne 128 entre Ciney et Yvoir, le plan de restauration de notre locomotive à vapeur P8, ainsi que les projets pour fêter dignement les 30 ans du Chemin…

Mars 2022 : transfert des 7341 et 7358

Le 5 mars dernier, dans un souci de rationaliser sa collection et de libérer de l’espace sur son site de Saint-Ghislain, le PFT a transféré les locomotives de manœuvre 7341 et 7358 vers le port d’Anvers. Le transport de locomotives se fait d’habitude par camion, mais dans ce cas-ci, le PFT a choisi de les…

Janvier / Février 2022 : chantier de Braibant

En ce début d’année, le travail préparatoire au remplacement des traverses en bois aux environs de Braibant s’est terminé par le chalumeautage des anti-cheminements (pièces de métal qui empêchent le rail de bouger au gré de ses dilatations en prenant appui sur les traverses). Suite à ce travail, le remplacement des traverses a débuté à…

March 2022 on the Bocq Railways

Only a few days left before the start of our tourist season. And this year, we’re going strong… very strong: April 3: Special tourist train with special beer tasting and steampunk entertainment! Info and booking here: https://www.cfbocq.be/en/tickets/train-touristique/ Rando-train: new concept combining conviviality, sports relaxation, discovery of the region and of course travel by train. Limited places, so register quickly! Info and booking here: https://www.cfbocq.be/en/tickets/rando-train-du-bocq-en/ April 17: Egg hunt on the Bocq: Another activity for the whole family, fun train and egg hunt. Limited places and many reservations are already registered so … Do not wait to register! Info and booking here: https://www.cfbocq.be/en/tickets/egg-hunt/ And in addition, here is the new video explaining everything that happened at the Chemin de Fer du Bocq (CFB) and the Railway Heritage and Tourism (PFT). Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePrxoW7ddJ0 Want to watch all of our videos? Do…

Video on January 2022 activities at Chemin de Fer du Bocq and PFT

Brand new, hot, here is the video showing the many activities that took place in January 2022 both on the Chemin de Fer du Bocq and at the PFT, Saint-Ghislain site. Click on this link and you will know everything! https://youtu.be/vwPTiFFqP94 Want to watch all of our videos? Do you want to subscribe to our…