This is spring, but this is the end for the CC 72000
Historic & preserved CC 72084 in as-built livery on a Vesoul Paris for celebrating the end of the series on Line 4
CC 72084 in the origin “Arzens” livery leads train IC 1642 Vesoul - Paris est through Montureux-lès-Baulay, at this point in touch with river Saône in the foreground.
To celebrate the end of the CC 72000 and 72100 series, a regular pair of commercial Paris-Vesoul trains (1641 & 1642) were hauled by the historic unit 72084 still in its superb as-built “Arzens” l... (more)
Paul Arzens, a French designer who invented the livery of this engine and other series was a true genius. SNCF has never surpassed the beauty of the Arzens liveries, despite owning the prestigious... (more)
With clothes perfectly matching the livery of his engine, this engineer tells a colleague with his thumb up that the brake test is completed and good.
The historic and preserved engine CC 72084 in as-built livery: a true beauty showcasing the genius of its livery designer, Mr. Paul Arzens.
To celebrate the end of the CC 72000 and 72100 series on passenger trains, the historic unit 72084 happens to haul them, to the satisfaction of the many French railfans who chase the last days of ... (more)
Lit by the last sun rays, the 1548 Belfort Paris is hauled by a "true" un-rebuilt CC 72000 that still has its original SACM AGO V16 ESHR prime mover (2650 kW).
Metz-Nice train diverted by "ligne 14"