A 4-car DMU "RAm TEE I" was composing the Arbalète Trans-Europ-Express Zurich-Basel-Paris Est between August 2 1964 and Sept 22 1969. The RAm TEE I was a small series of 5 powerful sets ... (more)
The Le Havre locomotive depot right before electrification, with ex-Etat Pacifics (231G), A C61000 diesel and a recently built X2800 railcar.
Le Havre right before electrification, with a Le Havre - Paris St Lazare express
On the grade climbing out of Boulogne
A view of the ferry terminal in Boulogne a long time ago, when it was still in use and provided connection between trains and boats crossing the channel between France and England.
These EMU were known as "Standard" sets. They were ubiquitous on the western subburb of Paris. The last ones were withdrawn from service in 1985.
Express #30 composed with ex-Nord passenger cars leaves Abbeville
The 2D2 5546 belonged to the final sub series of the 2D2 5500 numbered 5546 to 5550 that was built in 1942 and 1943 and that had a distinctive nose reminiscent of the shape of a Waterman ink bottl... (more)
KL Triberger Tunnel 92mOn the Black Forest Railway - Schwarzwaldbahn - a P8 ten-wheeler enters the short Lesser Triberg Tunnel (92 m long)
The 2D2 5540 belonged to a sub series of the 2D2 5500 numbered 5538 to 5545 that had a round nose. They were nicknamed “pregnant women”. The train coming from the South-West of France is running b... (more)