TGV 01 "Patrick" is under the sunlights in the 2-tracks shop of the Villeneuve-S-G maintenance shops before the official inauguration of the Farewell to Patrick Tour.
The TGV fleet is very diverse. This picture shows a sample of this diversity and sometimes complicated history. From the left to the right:
- Réseau Tri TGV 4505, power cars 380010/010, tri... (more)
A commuter train at the under-floor lathe for wheel reprofiling in the Villeneuve St Georges depot
These tiny shunting engines are called locotractors in France. These ones have a power of 225 KW (yellow ones, Y 9000 series) or 205 KW (green one, Y 8000 series). In ... (more)
The Villeneuve-St-Georges roundhouse displays an assortment of BB 7200, BB 7600, BB 22200, BB 26000 and BB 27000
Powerful trackworks locomotive DE18, 1800 KW / 2400 HP of Eiffage Rail. Builder's number 5502225, built in 2018. Eiffage road number MF 411, UIC number 92 87 4185 010-3
An agent wearing a protective mask opens the maintenance centre exit track for a Ouigo TGV that will go to Paris Gare de Lyon for a day of active service. The Ouigo ar... (more)
You love your obese girlfriend!!!It seems that a strange love story is taking place in the vicinity of the Villeneuve St Georges yard and that relatives or friends decided to make i... (more)
A Z 20500 (aka Z2N) is undergoing a throrough cleaning before returning to work on Paris Gare de Lyon commuter lines.
Another picture of the Chinese virus impact: most of the TGVs are temporarily redundant. On the positive side, they look very clean, probably a consequence of the high... (more)
There were very few trains during the past 8 weeks. Things will change in the coming days with the progressive uplift of the lockdown in France. For passenger ... (more)