These tiny shunting engines are called locotractors in France. These ones have a power of 225 KW (yellow ones, Y 9000 series) or 205 KW (green one, Y 8000 series). In ... (more)
A Y 9000 tractor with a light Kirow krane
Passage at a very reduced pace in the Laillé station of the regional weeder train, on a tour between Rennes and Messac-Guipry.
First rounds on the Rennes-St Malo line for this rail scrubber, which propels a jet of water at high pressure on the rails which allows the removal of dead leaves that stick to the rail because of... (more)
Some information about the blue critter on the left:
This is a local shunting critter (power: 129 KW or 175 HP). It was built in July 1960, withdrawn from SNCF service and inventories in Nove... (more)