Built in Aug 1969, this is the oldest mainline locomotive still working on passenger trains on the SNCF roster. It has got a new SEMT-Pielstick 16 PA 4-200 VGA prime mover in 2003 (2650 KW).
58 years-old CC 72121 exits the summit tunnel between Langres and Chalindrey with the 1541 Paris-Belfort.
High power prototypes
Jean-Marc Fryboug has recently posted several shots of the last of the four SNCF big diesel prototypes, No CC-69001, to remain in in service. Here is the first of the two diesel-electric versions... (more)
This is not really a bridge but a flyover at a major junction, allowing trains coming from the west (Chaumont) to be re-routed toward the south (Dijon) without conflicting with other main tracks. ... (more)
Train 1041 Paris-Est to Basel
In Chalindrey Depot
On Chalindrey Depot