3 French railfans and among them 2 RPN contributors greet the crew of a CMR train taking withdrawn equipment to scrap.
SNCF's Pullman-Orient-Express goes from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montreux with SNCF President Guillaume Pépy and his close friends and relatives on board. They went to Montreux to attend an Elton Joh... (more)
The Mallet steam engine goes street running near the Glovelier train station, passing by the "Hôtel de la Gare" (Station hotel).
The Jura Mountains tourist train climbs the grade from Glovelier to Saint-Brais under a dreadful rainy weather.
Old meets new1888-built 0-6-0 narrow gauge steam engine for local services in Belgium meets 2008-built Bombardier AGC high capacity railcar in Noyelles. The CFBS tourist railroad ha... (more)
The meter-gauge dual cab steam engine #303 of the Belgian SNCV Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Vicinaux (National Secondary Railroads Company) was built in 1888 by Ateliers Métallurgiques de ... (more)
Freight = Misery is written in the grime on the front of the BB 75451 leading this military train. It represents the feelings of many SNCF railroaders these days.
IPCS, VSOE and MFPN
IPCS stands for Installations Permanentes de ContreSens, Permanent Opposite Direction Facilities : they are a signal system allowing trains to travel on the wro... (more)
Thalys coming from Brussels entering Paris Gare du Nord