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Gare du Mans
is a railway station
A train station, also called a railroad station or railway station and often shortened to just station,"Station" is commonly understood to mean "train station" unless otherwise qualified. This is evident from dictionary entries e.g...
serving the town Le Mans
Le Mans is a city in France, located on the Sarthe River. Traditionally the capital of the province of Maine, it is now the capital of the Sarthe department and the seat of the Roman Catholic diocese of Le Mans. Le Mans is a part of the Pays de la Loire region.Its inhabitants are called Manceaux...
Sarthe is a French department, named after the Sarthe River.- History :The department was created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790, pursuant to the law of December 22, 1789, starting from a part of the province of Maine which was divided into two departments, Sarthe to the east and...
department, western France
The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...
. It is situated on the Paris–Brest railway
The railway from Paris to Brest is an important French 622-kilometre long railway line, that connects Paris to the western port city Brest via Le Mans and Rennes. It is used for passenger and freight traffic...
, Le Mans–Angers railway
The railway from Le Mans to Angers is an important French 132-kilometre long railway line. It is used for passenger and freight traffic. The railway was opened in 2 stages in 1863.-Line history:...
and the non-electrified Tours–Le Mans railway
The railway from Tours to Le Mans is a French 96-kilometre long railway line. It is used for passenger and freight traffic. The railway was opened in 1858.The line is non-electrified, only around Tours and Le Mans....
The following services call at Le Mans:
- intercity services (Intercités) Caen - Alençon - Le Mans - Tours
- local services (TER Basse-Normandie) Caen - Alençon - Le Mans