In the curve before the Achères station todays called "Achères Grand Cormier", a 6-axle 68000 (4 power axles) leads a rake of "Saucisson" cars (aka sausage cars) toward Caen on a cloudy December 1... (more)
The unique Stadler EuroDual (dual power & dual voltage) electro-diesel engine in France is in red VFLI paint scheme. It will soon change for other colors, as CapTrain has taken over VFLI. Since it... (more)
Here is a newcomer to French rails. This is a leasing engine owned by Beacon Rail Leasing (BRLL), carrying the UIC number 92 80 1244 464-7 D-BRLL, and also "29002" on the front ends. The... (more)
One of a kind
The 6-axle dual power, dual voltage electro-diesel locomotive CC 6001 is currently a unique engine in France. Only one unit was purchased and is operated by VFLI, a f... (more)
A steam locomotive on a level crossing ... but it is on the road!
The 241P9, one of the biggest steam engines in France, was sent for restorat... (more)
The 6-axle dual power, dual voltage electro-diesel locomotive CC 6001 is currently a unique engine in France. Operated by VFLI, a freight operator subsidiary of SNCF, it only works mineral water t... (more)
Scrap metal train: the BB 67613 of SNCF' Withdrawn Rolling Stock Dept leads freight cars to the scrapper.
First generation turbo
A 2 years-old ETG turbotrain is ready for departure for Caen in Paris Saint Lazare station. It is surrounded by old passenger cars: ex-ETAT on the left and “... (more)
A short steam-heated Paris-Caen service has left Paris St Lazare station a few minutes ago.
This strange thing is a former three-phase electric engine of the E.550 series (2040 hp) that had rod-coupled driving wheels. It was modified, stripped of its electric motors and other electric eq... (more)
A 200 kph Paris - Clermont-Ferrand has just left the Paris Bercy station (annex to Paris Lyon Station), meeting a Regional Express Train about to reach Paris Bercy.