Very dirty, nearing the end of a long career.
The dead line in Vesoul has a number of commuter and local service trains waiting the scrapper's torch.
The dead line in Vesoul has a number of commuter trains waiting the scrapper's torch. Some are 25KV 50 HZ "Z 6100" and others are 1.5 KV DC "Z 5300".
TGV Nice-Paris near Anthéor-Cap-Roux station
Historic and preserved locomotives are temporarily exposed under the old and disused La Chapelle depot where in 50's the steam was kings of railroad. During this ephemeral exhibition, restaurant a... (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).
58 years-old CC 72121 exits the summit tunnel between Langres and Chalindrey with the 1541 Paris-Belfort.
At Km post 350 of the Paris – Basel « Line 4 », the 1546 Belfort-Paris Est makes for a soon-to-be picture of the past.
What will soon disappear :
- Locomotive-hauled passenger trains are... (more)
Built in August 1969, the CC 72121 is the oldest SNCF engine still working on mainline passenger trains. It was initially the CC 72021 and became #72121 when it was rebuilt with a new, less pollut... (more)