This was the last train of the last SNCF diesel prototype (there were 4 of them). It was a grey cloudy day. However even if the picture qualifies for "cloudy day ... (more)
Last train of the "prototypes"
As part of its investigation of high power diesels, SNCF ordered 4 prototypes that were delivered in 1964-1966. Two of them were diesel-hyd... (more)
One of the mighty SNCF 241P four-cylinder compound 4-8-2s arrives at St.Germain des Fosses with the 09.03 Paris Lyon to Clerment Ferrand express. The Mountain will have worked the train from Never... (more)
There were many French and Swiss flags in the Frasne station on Jan 19 1984, because it was the day the Paris-Lausanne TGV services were inaugurated. But on this day, the "old" service w... (more)
My picture #513913 showed the last Cisalpin TEE Paris-Milano on Jan 20 1984. Here is the second to last Cisalpin of Jan 19, exiting a tunnel between Frasne and Vaux-et-Chantegrue, in the French Ju... (more)
EMD 710-16 Powerd Euro 4000, with a full tank train.
The two railcars X 3886 and X 4039 called “Picasso” are operated by association A.B.F.C in Dijon. The cabin for the engineer is above the roof.
The locotracteur was built 1890 by Fives-Lille, the first two passenger cars are coming from Switzerland. Billard has constructed the railcar in 1939.
A test train for the recently overhauled 140C 38 passes under one of the most beautiful stations of France.