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Gare SNCF de Marseille Saint Charles by Flyprod
La gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles est la principale gare ferroviaire de l'agglomération de Marseille. Cette gare en cul-de-sac a été construite par l'ingénieur Gustave Desplaces1 sur le rebord d'un plateau proche du centre-ville, antérieurement occupé par des « campagnes » (propriétés rurales). Une première inauguration de bâtiments provisoires eut lieu le 8 janvier 1848 pour la Compagnie du chemin de fer d'Avignon à Marseille ; la gare « définitive » ne fut terminée que plusieurs années plus tard2.
Copyright: Flyprod.Aerial Franck Marchand Maillet
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9256x4628
Taken: 12/11/2009
Geüpload: 14/10/2011
Geüpdatet: 23/03/2015
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Tags: gare; tgv; sncf; train; transport; drone; uas; uav; fly; aérien; aerial
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