These EMU were known as "Standard" sets. They were ubiquitous on the western subburb of Paris. The last ones were withdrawn from service in 1985.
The light blue Ouigo low cost high speed train have been coupled with a standard TGV, normally 2 similar Ouigo trainsets are coupled for this trip but may be one of them have an issue unsolved and... (more)
The regional train in "Limousin" livery from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Aurillac crosses the "L'Authre" viaduct.
This is the 100th double deck French high speed trainset. The driver say hello with his hand and the train horn !
The Euroduplex TGV #4711 coming from Paris Gare de Lyon is rushing through the Saint-Louis station en route to Zurich. In a few minutes, the train will leave France and enter Switzerland.
EC 91 is leaving the Saint-Louis station after a short stop. The next station will be Basel SBB, the final destination of this Eurocity train.
Change of generations
In February 1981, SNCF was testing the first high speed line 7 months before it entered commercial service. As part of these tests, a world speed record was s... (more)
EC 91 is crossing with a TGV high speed train set in the Saint-Louis station. The TGV is running between Zurich and Paris, the EC 91 between Brussels and Basel SBB.