The Paris SouthWest locomotive depot in Ivry-sur-Seine serves the Paris Austerlitz station lines. In 1978, there were still 2D2 5500 in service, such as this unit built as E 533 in March 1935 for ... (more)
Here is the "World-Famous" 2D2 5516, now preserved at the Cite du Train (main French railroad museum) in Mulhouse. It was born in July 1933 and delivered to the "PO" (Paris-Orl... (more)
An ex-P.O.-Midi 2D2 5500 of the 5538-5545 sub-series called "Pregnant Woman" for obvious reason. Built Aug. 1938, withdrawn Dec. 1979 after 7,175,148 km.
3 engines with road numbers ending with seven: Diesel BB 67557 (blt Feb. 1971); 1.5KV DC electric 2D2 5517 (blt Aug. 1933); 1.5KV DC electric BB 9227 (blt Nov. 1958).
The 2D2 5515 entered service on July 30 1934 as P.O. E515. P.O. was the "Compagnie du chemin de fer de Paris à Orléans" (PO) (Paris-Orléans Railroad Company), one of the 5 big French railroad comp... (more)
The "world famous" 2D2 5516 (now preserved at the Cité du Train in Mulhouse) is ready for departure on a Toulouse-Paris night train.
The locomotive wash tracks are filled with 2D2 5500
Six 2D2 5500 at rest in the Toulouse locomotive depot
The 2D2 5516 was famous at the end of the 1970's for holding the world record for the distance travelled in service: 8 million kilometers. This unit is preserved at ... (more)
2D2 5517 with 3 sisters of the same sub-series are resting in the Toulouse locomotive depot.