The TA 8234 Pontarlier - Dôle was a "Picasso" railcar in the early 1980's.
1983 was the last year before TGVs were introduced on Paris-Lausanne (France-Switzerland). The classic passenger trains crossing the Jura range were a French railfan's delight, particularly by suc... (more)
A Pontarlier - Dôle local travels the beautiful Joux Forest in the French Jura after a night of snow fall. Back in 1983 a 300HP railcar from the 1950's was still ensuring that service.