Bordeaux tram at Gare St Jean.
Bordeaux tram near Gare St Jean.
TGV on the newly commissioned Bordeaux HSL on the outskirts of Bordeaux.
Steam Charter "Soulac 1900" going to Le Verdon-sur-Mer
A surprising appearance under the majestic canopy of the Bordeaux Saint Jean station: a flat car loaded with coal and a crane. The car is part of a steam charter going to Le Verdon.
Steam charter under the "Ogives Midi" catenaries: these catenary poles are typical of the old, pre-SNCF Compagnie du Midi electrification south of Bordeaux. Their lancet arch shape made them calle... (more)
67578 passing Cubzac-les-Ponts with a Nantes - Bordeaux service.
67547 passing Pons with a Nantes - Bordeaux express. The train had been delayed by a level crossing problem.
67542 passing Cubzac-les-Ponts with a Bordeaux - Nantes service.
67442 leads a Bordeaux - Nantes service through Cubzac-les-Ponts.
The steamer and the containers
As SNCF was not steam-locomotive friendly enough in the Bordeaux area, a steam charter had to spend the night in a friendly-managed container termina... (more)
Anachronistic presence of a century old steam engine in a container terminal: the Naviland Cargo terminal kindly hosted the steam train for the night because it is now costly and an administrative... (more)