Former Nord Railway four-cylinder compound Pacific No 231E22 enters Calais Ville station with the 18.42 Genoa to Calais Maritime, the 'Italia Express', a much missed train. The Nord was so pleased... (more)
Former PLM (Paris-Lyon-Mediterainian) four-cylinder compound Pacific No 231K8 reverses into Calais Maritme station before taking the 'Fleche d'Or' (Golden Arrow) to Amiens where an electric loco w... (more)
Just 12 minutes after my previous shot the North of London Eurostar set heads away from Calais Frethun on the last leg of its journey as the 15.46 Paris Nord to Boulogne. In the background a Three... (more)
Just occasionally luck is on your side and a window of blue sky appears and an unexpected type of train comes along at the right time. In this case the 15.46 Paris Nord to Boulogne, usually formed... (more)
Mikado 141R311 (US Built) and Chapelon Pacific 231G17 at the ferry terminal waiting for a connecting boat coming from England.
At the Calais Maritime ferry terminal, two Pacifics of PLM origin, 231K8 and 231G81, are ready for departure with the famous train "La Flèche d'Or" (the Golden Arrow). This was the standard and mo... (more)
Unidentified Biomode unit at Calais Depot.
The driver of former PLM four-cylinder compound Pacfic No 231K22 oils round his engine before departure with the 14.24 express to Paris. Shades of Papa Boule!
The 12.51 TGV service from Calais Ville to Paris Nord comes up the connecting spur from Calais-Frethun station to the LGV (high speed) line formed of a pair of former Paris-Sud Est TGV units. The ... (more)
A Brush Eurotunnel Bo-Bo-Bo electric leaves the Channel Tunnel with a lorry (truck) shuttle from the UK. It was on a train exactly like this that a lorry recently caught fire closing a section of ... (more)
Train BC, the Basle to Calais overnight train, with an Italian carriage leading, clatters over the junction at Les Fontinettes as it nears the end of its journey at Calais Maritime. This is a trai... (more)
ECR 66236 approaches Caffiers Yd. on a stone train from the quarry at Ferques.
FB1544 & FB1545 bring a stone train from the quarry into Caffiers Yd.
66071 of Euro Cargo Rail,EWS's european subsiduary,stands in Caffiers Yd. on a rake of stone hoppers waiting their next trip to the quarry.
Former PLM four-cylinder compound 4-6-2 No 231K82 enters Calais Ville station with the 08.39 Paris Nord to Calais Maritime express.