Artonges is a tiny middle of rural nowhere, similar to the myriad remote communities that can be found everywhere over the World. Artonges is located 84km / 52 miles fro... (more)
Light engine move: private operator VFLI, a SNCF affiliate, sends some of its diesels for maintenance at the Montmirail shops, located at the end of a remote branch line.
Although this looks like a branch line, it is not a branch line, at least from a French regulations viewpoint. This is a long spur, spanning about 8 km / 5 miles, and serving only the VFLI locomot... (more)
A work train at the south portal of the AlpTransit Basis Gotthard Tunnel
Mak G1206 543 hauls a empty chalk train south through Lintorf heading to Rohdenhaus quarry.
EH 549 heads a train of coke down the Duisberg steelworks branch.
FB1544 & FB1545 bring a stone train from the quarry into Caffiers Yd.
EH 543 heads south on a chalk train.