A home with a view
The Dôle - Vallorbe line was built for double track. Most of it was single tracked when the line was electrified in 1958 and a centralised traffic control system was installed.
Lyria service #9261 Paris-Lausanne is just a few kilometers short of entering Switzerland, still climbing the grade leading to the Mont d'Or tunnel.
Lyria service #9268 Lausanne (Switzerland) to Paris Gare de Lyon.
The Mont Blanc, highest summit of Europe shows its French side. The other side is in Italy. And the Lyria TGV coming from Paris is descending the Swiss side of the Jura range on its way to ... (more)
Geneva-Paris TGV diverted via Vallorbe