Latest trains with the most beautiful French diesel locomotives, the CC 72000 serie is now retired.
In February 2007, during the preliminary high speed tests for the World Speed Record of April 3, an early version of the special TGV set 4402 carries aerodynamic protections around the trucks that... (more)
A long Paris-Basel train passes by the Paris La Vilette locomotive depot. Nothing remains today of this once busy engine shops.
April 3 2007 - 574.8 km/h
A Marseille Paris TGV passes over a Bauxite train on the Rognac to Aix-en-Provence line
10 years ago: 574.8 km/h
It has already been 10 years since a TGV established a fabulous World Speed Record. Here is the special train set getting ready for a run on April 2 for a ... (more)
A Belfort to Paris passes at the only spot of the Line 4 where you can frame the train together with the Vosges Mountains behind. This is the famous "Ligne Bleue des Vosges" (the Vosges ... (more)
As the CC 72000 or 72100 are removed these days from the "Line 4", I share with you a picture of a time long past, when the 68000 or 68500 series were hauling passenger trains on the &qu... (more)
A Belfort Paris services passes by a recent blaze that destroyed a big house.
This is spring, but this is the end for the CC 72000