A CC 72000 takes a Parisian "RER" EMU to the Romilly-sur-Seine shops for overhaul, on the beautiful non-electrified "Line #4" (as per the old numbering of the lines of former p... (more)
This CC 7100 was one of the 6 units assigned to the Maurienne line. Her 1500 volts 3rd rail collectors are clearly visible on this picture.
Diesel-Electric !A double header with one diesel and a "Maurienne unit" set of 2 electrics (BB 1-80) team up to haul a freight on the Maurienne grades. The diesel and the duel elect... (more)
What looks like an unusual lashup was then frequent on the Maurienne line: a CC 7100 and a green CC 6500 Maurienne team up on a freight train passing St Jean de Maurienne. Both units are manned, a... (more)
A rare picture of a locomotive-hauled passenger train at speed on the then 3rd-rail electrified (1.5KV DC) Maurienne line. 6 units of the CC 7100 series were equipped wit... (more)
A 825 HP "Long Distance Set" (RGP: Rame à Grand Parcours) coming from Geneva leaves Culoz.
American metal becoming French scrap metal in Culoz: this is one of 1340 US and Canadian built 2-8-2s shipped to France in 1946-48 for rebuilding the war-destroyed SNCF locomotive fleet.