Trans-Europ-Express "Cisalpin" Paris-Milano on the Saint-Mammès viaduct.
Trans-Europ-Express "Cisalpin" Paris-Milano on the Fontainebleau viaduct.
Trans-Europ-Express 1st-class only "Cisalpin" Paris-Milano leaving Paris Gare de Lyon
6-axle dual voltage CC-21004 coming from Vallorbe (Swiss border) is approaching Paris Gare de Lyon with a night train coming from Italy.
In the Dijon Perrigny roundhouse, the mighty CC 21004 of the short CC 21000 series beloved by railfans puts on a show. There were only 4 such dual voltage CC 21000 built. In 1977, the CC 21003 wen... (more)
My picture #513913 showed the last Cisalpin TEE Paris-Milano on Jan 20 1984. Here is the second to last Cisalpin of Jan 19, exiting a tunnel between Frasne and Vaux-et-Chantegrue, in the French Ju... (more)
Farewell to the Cisalpin
The Cisalpin was an express train that linked Paris-Gare de Lyon in Paris, France, with Lausanne in Switzerland and Milano Centrale in Milan, Italy. Introd... (more)
1983 was the last year before TGVs were introduced on Paris-Lausanne (France-Switzerland). The classic passenger trains crossing the Jura range were a French railfan's delight, particularly by suc... (more)
- On the left: French SNCF CC21002 under 25KV 50Hz catenary.
- On the right: Swiss SBB Ae4/7 10958 under 15KV 16-2/3Hz catenary.
- In between: a neutr... (more)