The prestigious train #2 “Mistral” Paris-Marseille is ready for departure in Nice. The American-built Mikado 141R will haul it along the French Riviera – “Côte d’Azur” – to Marseille Saint-Charles... (more)
The train #276 Laon – Paris-Nord with the “Super-Pacific” 231-C-60 and Talbot passenger cars dedicated to commuter traffic stops in the Mitry-Claye station before going straight to Paris Gare du N... (more)
A first-series Duplex TGV has just passed the Avignon TGV station at speed (about 300 km/h) as the sun sets. The train on the right in the bacground is on the track connecting the TGV station with... (more)
This train Paris Le Havre is diverted by the right bank of the river Seine, and passing over the river Oise.
This train Le Havre Paris is diverted by the right bank of the river Seine, and passing over the river Oise.
The Intercity 4402 Nantes - Lyon Part Dieu crosses the Tarare viaduct.
Ajecta association preserved steam locomotives. The back face of steam 141 TB 407 at Provins station during a trip from Longueville. One of the drivers take a brake...
This steam locomotive has ... (more)
Another TGV series goes to scrap
The first and oldest TGV units being retired were the Sud-Est sets. In 2012, 5 of them were withdrawn and as of today 37 have already been retired.... (more)
A retired and scavenged Sud-Est TGV set with missing pieces (pantographs) waits its fate in the disused Villeneuve-Saint-Georges yard near Paris. This yard used to be o... (more)
This is almost a live museum: the Chambéry roundhouse is a preserved historical landmark. It is on the National Inventory of Historical Monuments, and as such, it is go... (more)
This picture shows an endangered train with an endangered engine series on an endangered line! Notwithstanding the much acceptable renewal of older rolling stock, the SN... (more)
The yellow line
The platforms in French train stations carry a yellow line. Passengers are strongly advised to remain behind the line to keep safe of passing trains. In stations lo... (more)
Southeastern France on the Cote D'azur (French Riviera) near Nice, France.