The Intercity 4402 Nantes - Lyon Part Dieu crosses the Tarare viaduct.
This picture shows an endangered train with an endangered engine series on an endangered line! Notwithstanding the much acceptable renewal of older rolling stock, the SN... (more)
Intercity Clermont-Ferrand – Nìmes is crossing the Altier Viaduct (length 257m, 843ft) above Lake Villefort.
While their sisters in blue livery dedicated to passenger service are retired and sent to scrap, the yellow ones that have been assigned to "Infra", i.e. infrastructure (right of way and... (more)
Paris-Culoz train hauling historic vehicles going to the ABB exhibition in Geneva.
BB 67453 and BB 67597 are pulling empty freight cars Saint-Chély-d'Apcher – Clermont-Ferrand and are crossing the Viaduct of Garabit. Architect of the viaduct is Gustave Eiffel, total length 565m ... (more)
Parish pump: "the symbol of petty local interests"; Or parochial and small-minded. Call it what you want. Here is an example of the perverse effect of misconceived decentralisatio... (more)
Paris - Boulogne-sur-Mer train
BB 67597 and 67453 with a freight train Clermont-Ferrand - Saint-Chély-d'Apcher on the ligne des Causses.
The train Clermont-Ferrand - Bordeaux named "the Ventadour" runs the lost Clidane canyon.
A local train from Marseilles to Miramas just before arriving at Niolon.
Dead trains, live road
Despite politicians claiming their commitment to environmental improvements, the reality check says otherwise. The enormous lines of 430 dead SNCF engines in Sot... (more)