Le Train Bleu and the cars that raced against it

Recently a friend forwarded to me an article on the cars that tried to beat the famous “Le Train Blue/The Blue Train” or to give it its official name – ‘Le Calais-Méditerranée Express’. This was a train run by a private rail company – Le Chemins de Fer de Paris à Lyon et à la Méditerranée, generally referred to as PLM. …