Last light of the day on this Paris-Caen in the Normandy countryside
Two preserved and magnificently restored Picasso railcars are moving in the middle of the Beillé museum station, that has many collector artefacts.
A lone "Picasso" railcar emerges from a tree tunnel on its way back from Bonnétable to Connerré-Beillé on the TRANSVAP's tourist railroad called "Chemin de Fer Touristique de la Sar... (more)
The Transvap tourist railroad has one X3800 "Picasso" railcar, painted in blue and grey. These days, it also hosts another one, in the traditional red and &... (more)
At first sight, this looks like a TMST TGV on a London-Paris Eurostar service. The reality is quite different:
- Eurostar trains do not usually cross this bridge as ... (more)
Five km from Paris St Lazare and in front of the Asnières #3 interlocking tower, two Normandy 5-carbody Z26500 EMUs meet on the "Group V" tracks leading directly to Mantes.
The preserved BB 25236 is the last operational unit of the various 4-axle "Jacquemin" engine series built between 1957 and 1977. It is seen hauling a windowless Corail Teoz bound to the ... (more)
Preserved dual voltage engine built June 1st 1966, still in service for charter trains and for hauling withdrawn rolling stock.
4 survivorsIn theory, these 4 engines should be either in bad shape, or out of service, or even scrapped. However they are kept in excellent condition and are still active, thanks t... (more)
The Eure Valley tourist train is leaving its home station for Breuilpont.
This light engine move with 4 BB 67400 in 3 paint schemes is going to the Nevers shops for maintenance.
This wreck was a Decauvile railcar trailer car in a previous life. Belonging to a preservation association, resources are missing for allowing its restoration, a plague that affects preservation o... (more)
The unmistakable shape of the Renault "ABJ" railcar series built in the 1930's and 1940's is still alive with this preserved unit in service in the Eure valley, on the west end of the No... (more)
Preserved Renault railcar built in 1948 starts its journey back to Pacy-sur-Eure after reaching the end of the tourist railroad line at Chambray.
At the whopping speed of about 20-25 kph (12-15 mph), a 72 year-old Renault ABJ4 railcar emerges from the woods in the Eure River valley. This is one of the rare... (more)