France’s national railway company has upgraded the trains that shuttle bus site visitors from Paris to Versailles with design that recreates the opulent royal residence of Louis XVI with pictures of marble columns, ceiling frescoes and also royal residence gardens.

To obtain passengers pumped for their check out to the Palace of Versailles, the rural RER C railway has actually designed 5 trains with trompe-l’oeil pictures made with modern plastic movie that were customized to fit the curves as well as angles of the cars.

From the palace’s dazzling Hall of Mirrors, stretching manicured gardens, to the Louis XVI’s royal library as well as ceiling frescoes, the RER C will become a mobile version of the palace beginning May 25.


The makeover required 10 permanent workers consisting of a designer, quality assurance supervisor and also 8 technical specialists to apply the 941 panels of movie to the interior of the trains with painstaking care and precision.

The 5 Versailles trains stop at 36 stations along the RER C line, which runs with 5 divisions: Paris, Hauts-de-Seine, Val-de-Marne, Essonne and also Yvelines.

The RER C lugs concerning 50,000 tourists a day, representing 10 percent of the guests of the entire line.

In 2015, 7.43 million people saw the Versailles estates and also greater than 10 million visited the Grand Parc.

The bulk of site visitors to the royal residence and the Trianon – 80 percent – were from outdoors France, while the bulk of visitors to the yards – also 80 percent – were composed of locals from the Paris region.