In From Russia With Love, after James Bond has a disagreement with Captain Nash, he decides to take Tatiana and leave the train at Dijon. (Gare de Dijon-Ville)
At last they were down the steps and on to the hard, wonderful, motionless platform. A blue-smocked porter took their luggage.
The sun was beginning to rise. At that hour of the morning there were very few passengers awake. Only a handful in the third class, who had ridden ‘hard’ through the night, saw a young man help a young girl away from the dusty carriage with the romantic names on its side toward the drab door that said ‘SORTIE’.
They make their own way to Paris.
The station in Dijon was opened in 1849 and remains in operation to this day. By the way, SORTIE is just a designation for an exit.
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This has been a fascinating journey along the railways from Istanbul toward Dijon. Thanks for taking us along!