The night train Strasbourg - Nice is running along the Mediterranean Sea and the Esterel mountains.
A passenger train shot at night in a tunnel without flashes: this is a good way to show this quite special location in Paris. It is the section giving access to the Paris "East" station.... (more)
A Paris-Le Havre service leaves Paris Saint-Lazare with the BB 15050 just as a Cherbourg-Paris with the BB 26047 is entering the station. The BB 26000 is needed on t... (more)
A pair of SNCF dual-voltage 0-6-0 electric shunters bring a transfer freight from the French side of Basel to the Swiss Muttenz marshalling yard using 25Kv in France and 15Kv in an SBB Switzerland... (more)
Tracks 23 24 25
Passenger trains for Normandy are getting ready for departure in Paris Saint-Lazare station at evening rush hour time. On the right, on track 25, it is a 200km/h 12... (more)
The view from the end of the station platforms under the "Pont de l'Europe" (Europe Bridge) toward the Batignolles cut as night falls.
This BB 17000 was entered service in June 1967. This is one of the oldest series of engine that is still in mainline service. Today, they are mostly used on suburban services.
At 5 pm, the rush hour is just starting and with it comes the ballet of suburban trains. In the Batignolles cut - a long hole in the 17th district of Paris -, two brand new Z 50000 trains (Bombard... (more)
CC72180 crosses the river Seine at Nogent le Perreux with the 14:12 Troyes- Paris Est. The last of SNCF's 'Nez Cassés' diesels are finishing their days on Line 4 between Paris and Belfort.