This cemetary contains Parisian commuter trains belonging to two series: Z 5300 (1.5KV DC) and Z 6100 (25KV 50Hz). They wait there before going to a scrapper.
A Paris-Bordeaux "Corail" passes the Lormont Tunnels in the north suburb of Bordeaux. Under the tracks, a news stand sells the region's newpaper "Sud-Ouest" and the issue #243 of "Lui", a famous s... (more)
An image of the past: a X 2400 with two 300HP engines in front of the Pontivy passenger station, on a local train coming from Guingamp (Brittany).
Local trains on branch lines in Brittany used these popular railcars for many years until the 1980's.
Two X 73500 travel on the beautiful Mende to La Bastide line. The structure in the background is a long snow shed.
The great trains of the past: A CC 6500 with the 200km/h (125mph) Trans Europ Express (TEE) crack train "Etendard" Paris-Bordeaux-Hendaye has stopped in Dax to give connection to adjacent lines an... (more)
The end of the steam era was not far when this picture was shot on a gloomy February 1975 day. And this line does not exist any more today.
All smiles and work done for the day! Class 36 (200) shunters, 36-227 and 36-230, are pictured here at Cato Ridge Station. They had spent the day working a track maintenance train (a few DZ Wago... (more)
This is the interchange yard between meter-gauge tracks coming from Rio Blanco and broad gauge tracks connecting with the rest of the Chilean network of broad gauge tracks, to the Pacific Coast an... (more)
This is the interchange yard where meter-gauge tracks coming from Rio Blanco end (on the right of the picture), and broad gauge tracks going to the Pacific coast start (on the left).
Quite a smoky departure !