I am a local resident, so am totally biassed in the matter, but I assure you I always give an honest opinion. This time, I am really only giving update information.
The roadway under the rails had deteriorated to such an extent that they had to stop the summer steaming program and just run the little bullet-shaped diesel.
do not come especially for the vapour. as it is not running due to problems with the track. It will probably be out of action in 2016 so check with the web before you come.
Paimpol is a great town with many restaurants and arty shops.
First of all it is essential to rebook. Secondly on the day of our booking the steam train was not running. Thirdly we were squashed together on wooden seats, and unless one has a window seat, one can't see much. Fourthly there was a mid way SMTP in the woods where one made one way down or was it up...