The Lausanne-Paris Lyria 9264 has just entered France, by passing the Mont d'Or tunnel under the moutain in the background.
Lyria service #9268 Lausanne (Switzerland) to Paris Gare de Lyon.
Lyria service #9261 Paris-Lausanne crosses the magnificent La Joux forest, famous for its magnificent fir trees and spruces. The biggest one is elected "Sapin Président".
At speed on the dieppe to Rouen line
Catch them while you can: we are living the last years of SNCF locomotive-hauled passenger trains, and the last months (or weeks?) on the Amiens-Boulogne line.
The end of an era
This scene is pretty much the same as in the 1980's when the "Corail" passenger cars invaded France. But now the era of locomotive-hauled passenger trains is comi... (more)
Portrait of a little cutie
This is the CFBS #1, a meter-gauge 2-6-0 Tank. It was built in 1906 by Corpet-Louvet in La Courneuve near Paris.
Corpet-Louvet was a major ... (more)
The end of locomotive-hauled trains on the Amiens-Boulogne line: like most European railroads, SNCF is substituting ageing locomotive-hauled trains with EMUs and DMUs aka self-propelled tra... (more)