Typical local service in the rural France of the 1980's, and typical station building of the PO Company in Britanny. Note that this small town was called Napoleonville between 1804 and 1870. The l... (more)
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)
French Pacific doing tests with a freight train
This small steam named "Suzanne" on turntable of the Ajecta depot is a COCKERILL (Seraing) and was built in 1896, The 3rd class car (without roof !) is one of the first "Saint Germain" type who ha... (more)
This is the new livery (named Vigirail) of the French high speed train IRIS 320 who test an validate the tracks, the power and catenary and all the communication and signal systems. This trainset ... (more)
Quite a smoky departure !
TGV duplex Carmillon Toulouse - Lyon
67547 and 67429 are hauling this train Toulouse-Nantes, which is leaving Luçon.
67547 is not here in its best appearance, with a yellow spare part that comes from one of its Infra sisters...