France: Medal of Honour for the Railways
Médaille d'Honneur des Agents des Chemins de Fer
Ribbon: Seven stripes, of blue, white, red, white, blue, white and red.
Instituted: 19 August 1913.
Awarded: For distinguished achievements and meritorious long service on the railways of France and her colonies. On 17 December 1936 a separate medal, the Medal of Honour of the Railroads of Overseas France, was instituted for all colonial railways except those of Indochina.
Grades: Originally 1 (Silver Medal), with the Gold Medal being added on 13 March 1919 and the Bronze Medal in 1953.
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