One of the last locomotive-hauled trains east of Chalindrey on the Line 4 passes under a bridge that famous European photographer Jean-Michel Hartmann portrayed with steam trains passing under it ... (more)
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.
After April 2 2017, this will be a picture of the past as locomotive-hauled passenger trains will disappear from this eastern section of the Paris-Belfort-Mulhouse-Basel "Line 4". This 1... (more)
The historic and preserved engine CC 72084 in as-built livery: a true beauty showcasing the genius of its livery designer, Mr. Paul Arzens.
The 1541 Paris-Belfort is about to enter the Genevreuille tunnel
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)