In contrast to the ancient 0-6-0 that I have just posted the latest in Paris-Orleans electric locomotives was photographed by George Grigs on the same afternoon. The 35 locos in this series became... (more)
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In the days before TGVs, the 07.45 Paris Lyon to Nice express enters Dijon station behind 2D2-9119. There were 35 of these locos built for the SNCF in 1950-51 for working on the 1,500v DC lines.
Former Paris-Orleans Railway 2D2 electric No 2D2-5532 departs from Bordeaux with an express for Paris. Note the two CIWLT Pullman cars behind the loco. Photo by the late John P. Wilson.