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Media. Last updated 16th April 2002
Historic industrial railways: diesel
loco in running order
Named after the French inventor of the steam engine, the
Centre commemorates the North's industrial past. If your
interest is trains, there are models and layouts; also real
locomotives from different eras - the prize exhibit is the
"Super Pacific Nord", a railway legend. Some can be
seen running on certain days.
Based on the old pithead of Oignies No.2 mine, you can
explore exhibits about how coal was mined and the lives of
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Location: Rue Emile Zola - 62590
Exit 18 from the A1 autoroute between
Limited seasonal opening (not every day), 'phone/fax for
Tél: 00 33 (0)22.214.171.124.50 - Fax: 00 33