MoW train with 48-year old Brissoneau & Lotz BB 63500 (built 11-66).
This train set is both a DMU and a dual voltage EMU able to work under 1.5KV DC and 25KV 50Hz AC. It is seen working a Paris to La-Ferté-Milon service. From Paris... (more)
Another preserved CC 6500: this one is in "Fret" (i.e. freight) livery.
This is a Chambéry-Lyon charter train going to the "Fête des Lumières" (Festival of Lights), with preserved CC 6558 "Maurienne". The passengers will be back in Chambéry very la... (more)
The CC 6500 Maurienne #6558 at Lyon Perrache during the "Fête des Lumières" (Festival of Lights).
Another charter train for the Lyon Festival of Lights: this DMU travelled from Epinal and Dijon to Lyon. It is a preserved "Caravelle", in perfect condition and 1980's livery. The purpos... (more)
Two preserved icons were side by side for the first time and for a short time on the occasion of charter trains going to the "Fête des Lumières" (Festival of Lights) in Lyon: the CC 6570 in red an... (more)
This old roundhouse once full of activity is still operational but it almost only shelters preserved engines (three CC 6500, one CC 72000, one BB 25150) and passenger cars. The picture shows one o... (more)
A passenger train shot at night in a tunnel without flashes: this is a good way to show this quite special location in Paris. It is the section giving access to the Paris "East" station.... (more)
A Paris-Le Havre service leaves Paris Saint-Lazare with the BB 15050 just as a Cherbourg-Paris with the BB 26047 is entering the station. The BB 26000 is needed on t... (more)
Tracks 23 24 25
Passenger trains for Normandy are getting ready for departure in Paris Saint-Lazare station at evening rush hour time. On the right, on track 25, it is a 200km/h 12... (more)
The view from the end of the station platforms under the "Pont de l'Europe" (Europe Bridge) toward the Batignolles cut as night falls.
This BB 17000 was entered service in June 1967. This is one of the oldest series of engine that is still in mainline service. Today, they are mostly used on suburban services.
At 5 pm, the rush hour is just starting and with it comes the ballet of suburban trains. In the Batignolles cut - a long hole in the 17th district of Paris -, two brand new Z 50000 trains (Bombard... (more)