The CC 7001 has just coupled to a St Gervais Paris day train on a dreary January day.
On the grade climbing out of Boulogne
A view of the ferry terminal in Boulogne a long time ago, when it was still in use and provided connection between trains and boats crossing the channel between France and England.
2 years-old engine with very old ex-PLM passenger cars
4-axle diesel-hydraulic 4200 HP, only 2 prototypes built in 1964, withdrawn in 1984
A 25150 rests in front of the now gone locomotive shed in St Gervais as night falls over the Alps
With the Mont Blanc range in the background, an extra train with 4 Belgian passenger cars starts its journey back to Paris.