The tiny Bollement mountain station is very busy as the tracks barely allow for accomodating the regular tourist steam train together with the meet of 2 regular trains on this single track line (m... (more)
The Mont Blanc, highest summit of Europe shows its French side. The other side is in Italy.
The Paris bound Lyria TGV coming from Lausanne is climbing the Swiss side of the Jura ra... (more)
The 141R 568 leaves Vallorbe as a Lausanne-Paris Lyria TGV is arriving, almost ruining the intended picture.
The Mont Blanc, highest summit of Europe shows its French side. The other side is in Italy. And the Lyria TGV coming from Paris is descending the Swiss side of the Jura range on its way to ... (more)
With the Mont Blanc, highest summit of Europe in the picture (on the right), the ex-SNCF, made in USA Baldwin 141R 568 climbs the grade toward Vallorbe border station on the line going to France.
Built March 1948 for the American Railroad of Puerto Rico.
Purchased in 1958, used as shop shunter, re-powered in 1980.
This unit in green freight livery is now out of service. The picture was shot on its last day of operation.
This meter-gauge critter was initially powered with a Rolls-Royce engine, hence its nickname "Le Rolls". Today, it has a Deutz prime mover. Before the CFBS, it was on the Catalan Railway... (more)