Even TGV engineers may need a mapWhen the track plan is a maze of itineraries and the train follows an unusual path, a map of the track, signals and other facilities can be quite us... (more)
Before departure, waiting for the green light to proceed
Night mood in a Sud-Est TGV at high speed
TGV 01 “Patrick” is an iconic French train. In the background on the right, the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière is a symbol of the city of Lyon. Fourvière is dedicated ... (more)
Under the rain, TGV 01 back in historic orange livery for the "Farewell to Patrick" Tour is approaching Lyon. A bimode AGC (electric and diesel) on the Dombes line is also going to Lyon.
TGV 01 "Patrick" is not undergoing maintenance. It is on display for a one-day exhibition as part of the Farewell to Patrick tour.
Chief Engineer (engineer team leader) Antoine Leroy is at the throttle of TGV 01 "Patrick" approaching Paris Gare de Lyon on a short transfer from Le Landy to Bercy-Conflans. Antoine too... (more)