An Izy by Thalys, low-cost Brussels-Paris service, travels at standard speed on the classic line as part of the low cost financial equation.
Green on greenIzy by Thalys, low-cost Brussels-Paris travels at standard speed on the classic line as part of the low cost financial equation. The green train matches quite well wit... (more)
Right after the Paris city limits, night is falling on the Le Landy passenger trains yard. From the right to the left:
- Eurostar TMST TGV #3016
- Eurostar Velaro e320 #4034
- Sud-E... (more)
Patrick, Eurostar and Thalys and a bit of Carmillon on the left
XXLThe Chunnel trains maintenance shop is huge. It can host 393.7 m long (1289.4 ft) train sets. The trains that cross the tunnel are made of two half-trains coupled together. TMSTs... (more)
Eurostar GarageTwo TMST undergo routine light maintenance in their extra long shop. These train sets are 393.7 m long (1289.4 ft).
Izy by Thalys, the low-cost Paris-Brussels service partially runs on the old line at standard speed - between Paris and Arras - to save some of the costs entailed by using the high speed line on t... (more)
Izy Paris Brussels - the low cost Thalys - passes the famous Bridge of Sighs that marks the summit of the grade between Paris and Creil. Today this is a forgotten, insignificant point, but in the ... (more)
Low-cost TGV "IZY by Thalys" between Brussels and Paris at La Faloise (80).
The green zizi
Izy by Thalys is a low-cost Paris-Brussels service. In order to save costs, it travels on the high-speed line only between Arras (north of France) and Brussels. Init... (more)
High speed light engine move
One of the two last original Eurostar trains not refurbished is the 3223 + 3214 (Brian Stephenson more)
About 58 kilometers north of Paris North Station, a new generation Velaro e320 going to London meets an older TMST TGV in blue livery coming from London.