They are not particularly beautiful. I would not get up early and travel many miles to catch them. But they were and still are for some months part of the landscape west of Paris. So, I took some ... (more)
The trains next doorI have travelled very far away from home to see exotic trains. And I neglected to give a look at trains about half a mile from home. As the Z 6400 commuter EMUs ... (more)
2020 was thought to be the last year for the Z6400 commuter trains. The Covid-19 pandemic will perhaps make them see 2021? Still in early 2019, lots of them were still in service as seen on this p... (more)
Paris commuter trains of the 70's
On the left, unditentified brand new Z6400 (2 units coupled together) have just left the Pont-Cardinet station, heading for Paris St Lazare. This ... (more)
Twilight of the Z6400 : these EMUs are currently withdrawn from the Paris Saint Lazare lines
Second era EMUs
The end is close for the Z 6400 trains on the Paris Saint Lazare suburb lines. So, it was high time that I take some pictures of these mundane EMUs before they are ... (more)
There are 11 main tracks in the "Batignolles cut" between Paris Saint Lazare station and Pont Cardinet. On the picture, shot during the evening rush hour, 5 commuter trains can be seen i... (more)
This 25 Kv Emu is halting in the station of Mareil Marly.
It is one of three Emu refurbished and dedicated to operate on the Western Great Belt Line of Paris.
Trains Paris - Versailles / Saint Nom la Breteche