The CC 72140 makes his entrance to the station of Paris Est, to take charge of the Corail to Belfort.
A very ancient Est Railway 0-6-0T built in 1858 and later modified with three of its sisters for working the 3.3km long Gargan to Livry tramway in the north east suburbs of Paris. Engine No 0.208... (more)
One of the remarkable 0-6-2+2-6-0T compound articulated goods locomotives designed by Gaston du Bousquet, Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Nord Railway, for hauling goods trains round the Paris Ce... (more)
ETAT railway four-cylinder compound 4-6-2 No 231-712 waits to leave Paris Saint Lazare with an express for Dieppe in 1935.This was another of the ETAT-TP type Pacifics first built in 1914 and even... (more)
ETAT railway four-cylinder compound 4-6-2 No 231-674 at Paris Saint Lazare station in c1920. This was one of the ETAT-TP (Travaux Publics (Public Works) type Pacifics first built in 1914 and event... (more)
ETAT railway four-cylinder compound 4-6-0 No 230-678 waits to leave Paris Saint Lazare with a passenger train in 1935. This engine was from a class of 87 built in 1908-12. Photo from a 116 size fi... (more)
SNCF 280004, 126020 "Menton", SNCF 126049 with Téoz 3635 to Brive-la-Gaillarde and SNCF 226007 "Béning-lès-Saint-Avold" wiht Téoz 3637 to Limoges-Bénédictins. 280004 is the former BB 8175 placed ... (more)
On August 28, the last commercial service it's made with the CC 72186, the final for this great series of locomotives CC72000 / 72100. In the photo, we see CC 72186 about to leave for Troyes on a ... (more)
In the eighties many trainservices from Paris St Lazare to the Normandy and Bretagny were performed by the RTG's. On the photo the noses of the SNCF T 2081, T 2058, T 060 "Soissons" and... (more)
SNCF BB 308 on shunting duties at the station of Paris-Austerlitz
A long Paris-Basel train passes by the Paris La Vilette locomotive depot. Nothing remains today of this once busy engine shops.
Night falls in Paris and veteran CC 72145 waits to leave with the Corail Intercity to Belfort, parked on track 9 of the Gare de l'Est. currently, these trains are being replaced by the Coradia Lin... (more)