Modane crowded good yards

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Modane crowded good yards

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At the top, article notes importance of Modane station and marshalling yards, recendly bombed by the Royal Air Force, as close to Mont Ceris tunnel and important resupply route to Italy. At the bottom a picture showing railway marshalling yards in a valley, surrounded by buildings with mountains in the distance.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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NBootherM160601-01

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MODANE’S CROWDED GOOD YARDS

The importance of the station and marshalling yards at Modane, heavily bombed again during the night by the R.A.F., is seen in picture below.

The station is within a few hundred yards of the entrance to Mont Cenis tunnel, and is the main connecting link between Southern France and Italy.

It is probably through this tunnel that German forces in Italy are receiving reinforcements and supplies coming from France and the Low Countries.

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“Modane crowded good yards,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 30, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/1065.

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