Nearing the end of its life on France, the BB 25176 sports its 3rd livery. After being withdrawn from the SNCF rolling stock in September 2009, it was sold to Romania (GFR) where it kept the same ... (more)
Early morning, frigid temperature, near Albertville in the French Alps.
Under the covered Chambéry roundhouse: from the left, BB 36347, CC 6575, BB 22310, BB 22393, BB 7303, BB 25189
A night train from Paris stops in the deserted and frozen Cluses station on its way to Saint Gervais.
1 train every 3.5 minutes
In the 1980’s before high speed TGVs ended up killing almost all night trains, the busiest night on Paris – Dijon, and probably anywhere on the French net... (more)
The BB 25172 belongs to the dual voltage BB 15150 series. it was built in built Feb 1974. The picture shows it in as-built condition (2nd version of the 25150's).
It sits under an early v... (more)