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)
The SNCF BB 26000 locomotives are a class of dual voltage, 25 kV AC or 1500 V DC. BB 26158 with train 96 Basel – Bruxelles is crossing a bridge over the Marne-Rhine Canal.
After my previous pictures of diesels hauling TGVs, here is an electric hauling a German ICE. The engine is a BB 26000 "Sybic" - SY = Synchrone motors, BIC = bicourant, means dual voltage. The ICE... (more)