A Paris - Mantes by Conflans-Ste-Honorine (Group VI line) passes by the Mézy-sur-Seine cemetery
One year-old commuter train of the Z50000 series in the new light blue Ile de France Region paint scheme leaves Thun-le-Paradis station going to Paris St Lazare.
I promise I will not bother you with an avalanche of pictures of these uninteresting commuter trains! But they are just part of the railroad landscape around Paris and deserve some snapshots as we... (more)
An old 43 years-old Z 6400 meets a new 5 months-old Z 50000 while arriving in Paris Saint Lazare.
The Z 50000 "NAT" have invaded the Paris Saint Lazare commuter lines. NAT stands for Nouvelles Automotrices Transilien, i.e. new EMUs of the greater Paris region (Ile-de-France region). ... (more)
The new boring, ubiquitous modern commuter trains are these Z 50000 "NAT": 360 units have been ordered to Bombardier for the Paris Saint Lazare (West), Paris Nord (North) and Paris Est (... (more)
Third era EMUs in Garches
After the 1920’s “Standard” electric trains that collected power from a thir... (more)
A passenger train shot at night in a tunnel without flashes: this is a good way to show this quite special location in Paris. It is the section giving access to the Paris "East" station.... (more)
At 5 pm, the rush hour is just starting and with it comes the ballet of suburban trains. In the Batignolles cut - a long hole in the 17th district of Paris -, two brand new Z 50000 trains (Bombard... (more)
Two NAT units are waiting for the evening rush hour ; Sony A900
An overview of the cab of one of the last Z 50000 units delivered to the SNCF company. Here you can have an idea of the ergonomics of this 21st century train. ; Sony A900
A picture from the cab of a Z 50000 unit. On left is the KVB (something like Positive Control System), in the middle is the speedometer and on the right is a control screen with various informatio... (more)
A brand new Z50000 is running out of Garde du Nord with a load of passengers to Luzarches ; Sony A900