Item 03: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1917 - Page 268
Tuesday 9th October 1917
trains Engines at MODERN on the border after passing through MONT CENIS Tunnel. This tunnel takes half an hour to go through, & the scenery is very good.
Had breakfast at
MONT MELIAN with the Alps all around us – cold but interesting. Changed LIRES into Francs – fortunately the Railway is the same guage & we have not to change our carriages.