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🚂 Little Train of Lausanne

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2019 Avril
  • Date de Visite
    18.04.2019
  • Création
    1964

Little Train of Lausanne


The little train of Lausanne/Vidy is an attraction that was built for the 1964 Swiss National Exhibition (Expo’64) on the shores of Lake Geneva in Lausanne.

The little train with a locomotive from 1964.
The little train of Lausanne with a locomotive from 1964.

Access


Free parking spaces along Avenue Pierre de Coubertin very close to the little train.

The trains


Several electric motor trains are still the same as the original ones. They usually pull 5 cars for a total of 10 children. The track gauge is 30 centimeters

A new locomotive.
A new locomotive at the little train of Lausanne

The circuit


The circuit is 920 meters long around a small hill called the Emile-Henri-Jaques-Dalcroz esplanade. It passes next to

The Little Train Station


The Little Train Station sells tickets and some snacks.

The Little Train Station sells tickets and some snacks.

Vidy Marina


The Vidy Marina has nearly 1,000 places on land and water.

The Vidy Marina has nearly 1,000 places on land and water. Little train of Lausanne

The restaurants on the lakeside


The restaurants “Watergate” and “Le Thaï au bord du lac” are two restaurants on the lake with magnificent terraces.

The restaurants "Watergate" and "Le Thaï au bord du lac" are two restaurants on the lake with magnificent terraces. Little train of Lausanne

The marina of Vidy in the background and on the right the restaurants by the lake.

The marina of Vidy in the background and on the right the restaurants by the lake.

Mini-golf and Bellerive swimming pool


In the background is the swimming pool of Bellerive and the mini-golf.

In the background is the swimming pool of Bellerive and the mini-golf. Little train of Lausanne

The shore of the beach of Bellerive in the background.

The shore of the beach of Bellerive in the background.

Theater of Vidy


The little train passes by the parking of the theater of Vidy.

The little train of Lausanne passes by the parking of the theater of Vidy.

Tennis-Club Vidy


The bubbles of the tennis courts in clay.

The bubbles of the tennis courts in clay next to the little train of Lausanne

The copper fountain


The copper fountain at the arrival of the little train and dating from the exhibition 64.

The copper fountain at the arrival of the little train of Lausanne and dating from the exhibition 64.

Playground


A large playground at the departure of the little train.

 A large playground at the departure of the little train of lausanne

Prices


The ticket prices for the little train are as follows (Free for children under 18 months old):

  • One trips: 3 francs
  • Five trips: 13 francs
  • Ten trips: 24 francs

Schedules


The train runs from March to September.

  • During school holidays: every day from 2pm, Friday closed.
  • Outside holidays: Wednesday. Saturday and Sunday from 2pm.

Sunday the little train is also open from 10am to 12pm.

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