The heart of the Venise Simplon Orient-Express (VSOE) is a set of four magnificent cars, always placed at the middle of the train:
- Restaurant car #4110
- Pullman car #4141
- Resta... (more)
Venise Simplon Orient-Express (VSOE) coming from Venezia is going to Calais, captured north of Paris. On the same day, it will travel again from Calais to Paris in the evening and by night to Veni... (more)
The green zizi
Izy by Thalys is a low-cost Paris-Brussels service. In order to save costs, it travels on the high-speed line only between Arras (north of France) and Brussels. Init... (more)
The Paris-Lille High Speed Line was interrupted during the weekend due to track works. Some high-speed trains were cancelled, others routed to Paris Gare de Lyon instead of Gare du Nord, while the... (more)
The northbound VSOE Venice Simplon Orient Express coming from Venice is leaving Paris, going to Calais.
Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express near Paris on the Paris-Creil-Amiens-Calais line
SNCF CC 40110 "Nice" with R 283 from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam CS.
At the end of WWII, the French railroad (SNCF) was devastated. Out of the 17259 steam locomotives of 1938, 6000 only were able to provide service. The rest was destroyed or in need of repairs, and... (more)