The yellow line
The platforms in French train stations carry a yellow line. Passengers are strongly advised to remain behind the line to keep safe of passing trains. In stations lo... (more)
A double traction of TGV´s passing Pompignan.
Diverted high speed train Lyon – Barcelona on the old line along the river Rhone. The reason was construction works in the greater area of Lyon.
Thalys 4344 from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris.
Another oldie made new
Since SNCF can’t buy as many brand new TGV sets as they wish, they must refurbish the 35 year old Sud-Est TGVs, putting old wine into new bottles. These TGVs... (more)
A pole forest
A refurbished Sud-Est TGV in Carmillon livery coming from Evian slowly negotiates the Longeray-Leaz junction. At this location, the catenary gives way to a overhead r... (more)
Due to a temporary single track in the Cret d'Eau tunnel between Bellegarde and Longeray, a Lyria TGV coming from Genève waits for a Euroduplex going to Genève to pass before resuming its travel.
The low cost Ouigo TGV train sets reach the highest ever productivity of SNCF rolling stock. The train set #760 travelled 91,007 km / 56,549 miles in May 2014, ... (more)
This spot is located on the Lyon-Genève line that was electrified in 1.5KV DC in 1956. For various reasons, mostly related to simplification and costs, the Bellegarde... (more)
The Lyria Genève - Nice is equipped with a Euroduplex (or 2N2), a TGV of the most recent generation, a series still under construction. This is the 6th TGV series, and the 3rd Duplex series after... (more)