The BB 25500 are SNCF electric locomotives delivered from May 19, 1964 to January 14, 1976. Dual-power locomotives of average power, they are versatile machines par excellence. They can reach a sp... (more)
The BB 25500 make resistance in Alsace, like the BB 25615 and the RRR 303, ensuring the TER 831310: Sélestat - Strasbourg, seen from the side of Limersheim.
Dual voltage BB 25693 (built Dec. 1975 withdrawn Dec. 2012) starts a Lausanne - Paris from the Vallorbe border station. Vallorbe is in Switzerland. The train will enter the Mont d'Or Tunnel shortl... (more)
BB 25615 - last one in livery "FRET" - heads TER 30118 from Strasbourg to Sarrebourg.
Two regional trains (TER) meet at Steinbourg (Alsace). On the right the "Canal de la Marne au Rhin" can be seen.
A dual voltage BB 25500 in "béton" (concrete) livery has a BB 16000 and a BB 16500 dead in tow, with a long general merchandise manifest.
The SNCF BB 25687 still wearing the green livery is waiting for her next duty at the Mulhouse station.
The 429 Paris-Bern section of the 229 "Jean-Jacques Rousseau" Paris-Lausanne and Paris-Bern waits for departure in Frasne
SNCF Alstom dual system electric (1.5 kV DC / 25 kV 50 Hz AC) BB 25678 with a TER train in tow slows down for the next station stop at Anthéor-Cap-Roux.
All this equipment lives a new life in Romania as Romanian operator Regiotrans purchased it second hand from SNCF (French Natioanal Railways).
A full train made of French ex-SNCF rolling stock on a local Brașov-Bucarest:
- Dual voltage BB 25523 built in Dec 1964, withdrawn from SNCF service in Dec 2006
- two "RIB"... (more)