Brands Managed by Codimage

CODIMAGE directly manages 3 brands (as per contractual scheme explained in ’ACTIVITE’):

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                   Cie WAGONS-LITS (CIWL) since 1872 

                   PLM / Paris Lyon Méditerranée                                     




These brands belong to !wagons-Lits Diffusion (owner of the brands ’Cie des Wagons-Lits/ and PLM for a large variety of classes) and to Association French Lines.

Industrial or distribution groups interested by these brands are referred to us or contact us directly to discuss possible licensing contracts or promotional partnerships.

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Cie WAGONS-LITS (CIWL) since 1872:

Since 1872, famous luxury trains of Cie Internationale des Wagons-Lits (CIWL) have been travelling accross most countries in Europe.

These CIWL trains were recognizable by the golden crown with 2 lions displayed on the sides of its navy blue coaches.The Orient-Express remains the most famous of these luxury trains, together with many others like the Train Bleu, Etoile du Nord or Transsibérien

Still today, Cie des WAGONS-LITS, associated to its most famous train, the Orient-Express, is evocative of an ambiance of refinement and luxury. The brand benefits from a huge visual recognition all over the world.

Compagnie des Wagons-Lits brands, logo and related rights belong to Wagons-Lits Diffusion for a large variety of classes, based in Paris. Contact us.




Available Brand support: Logos and registered brands, historical archives, including  a database  photothèque of over 20 000 digital photos, various, plans, CIWL objects, historical coaches, 300 famous CIWL posters, 500M3 of paper archives...), 2 vintage CIWL trains still operating, many cultural and media events, publications and TV programs


 see:  videosaffichesphotos d'archivesplans CIWL

Wagons-lits-diffusion : gestion des marques Compagnie des Wagons-Lits et PLM 

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 PLM / Paris Lyon Méditerranée:

Since 1850, Cie PLM developped the largest train and hotel network in France, between Paris and the touristic destinations of Côte d’Azur and the French Alps. Cie des Wagons-Lits (now part of Accor) later acquired PLM to expand the hotel network worldwide.

In order to attract an international clientele of privilegied travellers, PLM ordered a vast collection of more than 800 posters, thus creating a fanstamatic vision of touristic destinations to France ’à la belle époque’.

PLM is a brand concept particularly adapted to all kinds of vintage touristic products. Some of the visuals rank among the most famous posters, recognized by a large international audience.

REGISTERED BRAND: PLM - Paris Lyon Méditerrannée

Brand support: Logo and registered brand, a database of more than 800 vintage posters, author’s rights co-managed with ADAGP (representing most French graphic authors), 10 existing licenses and hundreds of publications.

 see:  affiches


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FRENCH LINE was the name given by American tourists to Cie Générale Tansatlantique, whose cruise ships ran the line from New York to Le Havre.

Association French Lines inherited from all the archives and property rights from the main French shipping companies, and its mythical ships such as SS Normandie and SS France.

Association French Lines is the most important archive center for old shipping companies, with research and conservation centers in Le Havre and Marseilles. It was awarded the prestigious label ’reconnue d’utilité publique’ from the French authorities. (c) and TM: Association French Lines








Brand support: Logos and registered brands, most important archives in Europe of old shipping companies (including 5 km of paper archives, objects, furniture, ship models, 300 vintage posters, 50 000 digital photos, films, plans...), 2 research and documentations centers, many cultural and media events organized every year, 15 existing licenses and many publications.

Link to Association French Lines Website:                      


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