Farewell to Patrick
They can be legitimately proud: painting back TGV 01 in orange was an initiative of a groupd of TGV engineers and their team leaders. The picture shows the grou... (more)
ICE1 highspeed train 401 # 081 of the Deutsche Bahn is running the ICE 376 from Interlaken Ost via Bern-Basel to Frankfurt/Germany, in the Aare valley between Kiesen and Wichtrach.
With the demise of the Paris-South-East TGVs I thought I would dig into the past to see if I had photographed No 1 'Patrick' but alas no. (see Jean-Marc Frybourg's excellent photos of No1 making i... (more)
TGV 01 and TGV 42
The "Farewell to Patrick" tour visited the Atlantic shops today, near Paris, in Montrouge-Châtillon.
Thanks to Antoine Chevalier for the HO scale... (more)
A very dirty RD TGV set gets some light maintenance in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges... but does not get washed!
7 years before the first electric TGV, Alsthom (then with a "H") together with Brissonneau, MTE and Turbomeca built a high speed turbotrain because the first ... (more)
Rusting high speed mystery
This forgotten TGV power car is a mystery: it is unit #28077. This unit was part of the Reseau TGV #539. It was withdrawn in August 2016. However, for an... (more)
16 car Shinkansen N700 # N 9 of JR West is racing through Shin-Yamaguchi with about 300 km/h with a Nozomi service to Tokio. The 16 trains of the N700-3000 series "N" sets were owned by ... (more)
One of Amtrak's United Aircraft Turbotrains poses at Washington Union Station while working what had to be its strangest assignment, the Washington-Parkersburg (WV) Potomac Special over the B&O. T... (more)