North of France fast passenger trains of the 1960's to 1980's - max speed 160 km/h (99.4 mph) - are represented here with CC 40107 'Bayonne' and two BB 16000. Note the telephone booths on the left... (more)
CC 40109 "Cannes" leads a "rapide" (fast service) heading to Paris with colourful German passenger cars and French "Corail" cars
CC 40107 "Bayonne" with a night train coming from Germany gets close to Paris Gare du Nord.
TEE Paris Brussels with a unidentified CC 40100
To complete the beautiful series of photos posted recently by Jean-Marc about the SNCF CC 40100 class, I have decided to add a portrait of the CC 40101 which is currently preserved at the Cité du ... (more)
CC 40103 "Brioude" with a TEE coming from Belgium
Right behind the engine is the Moscow-Paris sleeping car.
CC 40103 "Brioude" with a rake of Belgian and German passenger cars coming from Cologne (Köln) and Ličge, travels along the Oise River.
A Brussels-Paris Trans-Europ-Express with the CC 40110 « Nice » passes Le Cateau junction. The single track on the left is a branch line going to Solesmes. It does not exist anymore today. The oth... (more)
CC 40109 "Cannes"'
CC 40103 "Brioude" with a EC Paris-Amsterdam.