Evening commutingA 17000 with Talbot cars reaches Paris St Lazare as night is falling early on a December 1974 evening.
A commuter train of the Saint Lazare lines composed with a an 8-year-old BB 17000 and 40+ year-old Talbot cars passes Clichy-Levallois on its way to Paris.
The BB 17016, withdrawn in April 2015, now preserved by the AAPSL (Association des Agents de Paris Saint-Lazare), is seen at the exit of the railway yard of Achères.
This is one of the last surviving operational BB17000. It was built in April 1967. Not sure if it will see the end of the year.
BB 17016 : built October 1965, withdrawn April 2015, now preserved by AAPSL, Amicale des Agents de Paris Saint Lazare
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This BB 17000 was entered service in June 1967. This is one of the oldest series of engine that is still in mainline service. Today, they are mostly used on suburban services.
10 main tracks and a permanent flow of long-distance and commuter trains all day long: this is the very busy Paris-Saint Lazare to Asnières track section.
Delivered on the 14th April 1966, this class 17000 is hauling a regional train, bound from Mantes for Argenteuil.
In the background stands the church of Mantes la Jolie