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SOUTH WEST FRANCE REGION
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train imagerail imageThe South west region of France enjoys some excellent rail links. With the new high speed track from Paris to Bordeaux almost complete the train trip upon the TGV takes less then 3 hours. The Eurostar service from London to Paris now takes  less than 3 hours so it is possible, even with changing stations at Paris, to arrive in Angouleme in under 6 hours. The French rail system sncf is one of the most reliable in Europe. Millions of British tourist head for the south or south west of France every year and a majority still prefer to travel by road which when you add up all the costs of motorway fees, over night stays, channel crossing and fuel there can be no saving when compared to the ease of train travel and a hire car awaiting your arrival.  If you prefer to avoid the change of stations at Paris it is possible to take the Eurostar to Lille and at Lille International train terminal you simply change platforms for the TGV to Bordeaux or Angouleme.
SNCF's TGV has set many world speed records, the most recent on April 3, 2007, when a new version of the TGV, dubbed the V150, was able to cover more ground with each rotation of it's larger wheels and a stronger, 25,000 horsepower (18600 kW) engine, broke the world speed record for conventional rail trains, reaching 574.8 km/h (357.2 mph). The Rail system in France is secound to none. Apart from strikes or diputes the train are allways on time  and the connections between stations is excelent.The rail network consists of about 32,000 km of route, of which 1,800 km is high-speed line and 14,500 km is electrified. About 14,000 trains are operated daily.
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EUROSTAR PROVIDES LINKS FROM  St_Pancras Ebbsfleet Int., Stratford Int., Ashford Int., Calais-Fréthun, Lille-Europe, Marne-la-Vallée, Avignon Centre, Bourg-Saint-Maurice, Aime-la-Plagne, Moûtiers, Gare du nord in Paris
Going by train
The French train network is considered to be one of the best in the world. With reliable, frequent and comfortable trains it's a great way to see the country.
High speed to the continent
Travel to the continent up to 20 minutes faster from Eurostar's new London and Kent stations.


Visit France if you...
...love food and wine. France is Europe's gourmet destination, with its world-renowned vintages and well-deserved gastronomic reputation. Whether you're visiting the vineyards of Bordeaux, exploring historic cities like Avignon or Reims, or enjoying the elegant beaches and boutiques of the Cote d'Azur, everywhere in France has a flavour all its own.

France - even faster
Journey times were cut by up to 20 minutes when Eurostar moved to
St Pancras International on 14 November 2007. The new Ebbsfleet International station opened on 19 November 2007.
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