The night is falling as a powerful Euro 4000 accelerates out of the La Ferté sous Jouarre siding.
These recent engines (the 4018 was delivered in 2013) are powered with the EMD 710 eng... (more)
Local passenger services resumed in December 2013 after several years of interruption on the Gisors-Serqueux line. The double track has been entirely changed. But today, the line just sees limited... (more)
After my previous pictures of diesels hauling TGVs, here is an electric hauling a German ICE. The engine is a BB 26000 "Sybic" - SY = Synchrone motors, BIC = bicourant, means dual voltage. The ICE... (more)
A passenger train hauled by the BB 15022 at 160 km:h passes a freight waiting for departure at a quarry spur, with a recent Vossloh EURO 4000.
The historic diesel CC 72084 hauls the Sud-Est TGV trainset #59 to the Romilly shops.
A classic CC 72000 hauls the TGV Sud-Est #040 to the Romilly-sur-Seine workshops for maintenance. The workshops are located on the non-electrified "Line #4" (Paris-Mulhouse).
Last test train of the day for the rebirth of the 3608 (historic CFL locomotive)
The 3608 shows her nice vintage 25KV pan in the frigid morning sun of Luxembourg
A new Jewel
A perfectly restored 25KV-50Hz electric engine of the 1950’s era made its first public appearance these days. Built in 1959 by the French Industry (MTE – Jeumont Schnei... (more)
In the vineyards above Geneva Lake, the downgrade is so steep that the train had a 30 km/h speed limit.