The "Hôpitaux" canyon is a narrow corridor between Ambérieu and Culoz, on the Lyon-Genève line. In winter, the area is cold and ominous, as the sun never reaches the bottom of the valley... (more)
Death of the overnight trains
This is the Berlin-Paris night train. Operated by the German DB, it is marketed as a "City Night Line" train. But it belongs to a dying spec... (more)
A freight train at the Brison tunnel, adorned with a defensive - and decorative - tower.
Intercity Paris Austerlitz - Cerbère
Night train Strasbourg- Cerbère.
The Istanbul bound VSOE has just travelled the first hour of its long and luxurious journey from Paris to Istanbul. This destination is a rare journey occurence, happeni... (more)
The high speed freigt train (160 km/h - 100mph) Paris - Avignon with two hours late near Beaune
The high speed freigt train (160 km/h - 100mph) Paris - Avignon with two hours late near Dijon
The Orient-Express in Paris
At 57km from Paris, the Venice Simplon Orient Express, aka VSOE, is running from Calais to Par... (more)