This high speed train have received special sponsoring marking for the official transportation of French athletic team to Zurich European Athletics Championships in August 2014.
Two "ZGC" EMUs on a local "TER" train enter the Cret d'Eau tunnel while works are going on an one of the tracks is neutralized. The overhead rail was recently installed on the ... (more)
Due to a temporary single track in the Cret d'Eau tunnel between Bellegarde and Longeray, a Lyria TGV coming from Genève waits for a Euroduplex going to Genève to pass before resuming its travel.
A freight train at the Brison tunnel, adorned with a defensive - and decorative - tower.
Retired BB 67300 that will be sent to scrap soon.
While their sisters in blue livery dedicated to passenger service are retired and sent to scrap, the yellow ones that have been assigned to "Infra", i.e. infrastructure (right of way and... (more)
The low cost Ouigo TGV train sets reach the highest ever productivity of SNCF rolling stock. The train set #760 travelled 91,007 km / 56,549 miles in May 2014, ... (more)
Given the high power and inertia of high speed trains, the French high speed lines are built rollercoaster-like, with 3.5% grades if needed.