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Le train à Lacanau-Océan

The train line at Lacanau-Océan

On January 1, 1905, the 12km-long line between Lacanau and Lacanau-Océan was opened. This link completed the Bordeaux (Saint-Louis)-Lacanau-Ville line, opened on December 21, 1885. It also meant that Pierre Ortal's plans to create a seaside resort at Lacanau in 1903 materialized; work on the resort went so well, in fact, that it was completed five years before the Bordeaux/Lacanau Océan line was i…