Vias is providing the OdenwaldBahn passenger service in the Odenwald forrest area with these modern railcars. They are know in the DB nomenclature as series 613, which is confusing because there w... (more)
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This was a surprising sight on the rear of a TGV moving not far from the Villeneuve-Saint-Georges shops, perhaps on a short test run. Of course, a TGV would n... (more)
After Thalys PBKA #4301 had been damaged, its passenger cars segment was hauled from the Hellemmes to the Romilly-sur-Seine shops by the beautiful CC 72084, making for another unusual move.
An image from the past: everything on this view has disappeared. The Loudéac-Pontivy line is gone. The station has been demolished. As regards the X 2400 railcars, some units have been saved and w... (more)
Miracles do happen with the Internet. Further to my picture #515563 that I took 31 years ago (and also picture Railroad: Compagnie du chemin de fer de Paris à Orléans (P.O.)Locomotive: -Location: Landevant, Morbihan, FranceLocomotive #: -Train ID: -Photo Date: 1930
The train is arriving, the passenger is waiting, and the station master gets into position to receive the train, ensure proper security, give and receive railroad mail bags, and give the train the... (more)
Starting up the prime movers of these diesels in cold air results into this steam engine-like cloud of smoke. The engines will now heat the train for an hour before the p... (more)
This is the night train for Paris a few hours before its departure: in Briançon in winter, after the train has stayed motionless during the day, the temperature inside the cars is very cold. The l... (more)