The second of two huge track replacement trains gets into position for night works east of Rambouillet. The train has just passed Rambouillet westward. It was going from Trappes to Maintenon where... (more)
G1206 1838 shoves back on the rear of a gigantic track replacement train. the train went from Trappes to Maintenon, then turned around to come back to Rambouillet where it will wait until the nigh... (more)
The Paris SouthWest locomotive depot in Ivry-sur-Seine serves the Paris Austerlitz station lines. In 1978, there were still 2D2 5500 in service, such as this unit built as E 533 in March 1935 for ... (more)
The CC 7107 was the co-owner of the March 1955 World Speed Record (together with BB 9004, 331 kph). It was in service most of her life on the SouthWest lines whose Paris terminal is the Austerlitz... (more)
The main brigdes of the Central Andean Railway are nicely signposted. This is mostly useful for the monthly tourist trains.
FCCA 1010 entering the Viso siding at about 2650 meters above sea level (8694 ft) makes for a wonderful back & white subject, but the photo isn't so nice in colors. This... (more)
FCCA 1026 climbing the Andes is about to cross the massive Carrion Bridge
A Paris Rennes fast service is ready for departure from Paris Montparnasse with a dual voltage BB 25200. The train will run under 1.5KV DC until Le Mans, and under 25KV-50Hz between Le Mans and Re... (more)
A "clean" BB 22200 waits for its next assignment at the Villeneuve St Georges depot. This unit was built in July 1980 and is in almost as-built condition.
TGV 01 "Patrick" is under the sunlights in the 2-tracks shop of the Villeneuve-S-G maintenance shops before the official inauguration of the Farewell to Patrick Tour.
A Vossloh G1206 leads a mammoth track renewal train. This is a late afternoon move to position the train for night works that will take place a few hours later. The train is a moving factory compo... (more)