The 2D2 5500 were electric locomotives operated by the Compagnie du chemin de fer de Paris à Orléans, then SNCF in France, in operation from 1933 to 1980. 2D2 5516 is preserved. It was put in serv... (more)
Here is the "World-Famous" 2D2 5516, now preserved at the Cite du Train (main French railroad museum) in Mulhouse. It was born in July 1933 and delivered to the "PO" (Paris-Orl... (more)
The "world famous" 2D2 5516 (now preserved at the Cité du Train in Mulhouse) is ready for departure on a Toulouse-Paris night train.
The 2D2 5516 was famous at the end of the 1970's for holding the world record for the distance travelled in service: 8 million kilometers. This unit is preserved at ... (more)
The 2D2 5516 DC electric locomotive with Büchli drive has been built in 1933 for the PO (Paris to Orleans Company). Originally delivered as PO 2D2 E 516 it later received the SNCF number 2D2 5516.... (more)