Light engine move with 12 units, the maximum allowed for such trains in France.
A lone Picasso running at speed toward Aurillac looks somehow lost in the landscape near Yollet.
The X76511-12 built by Bombardier in 2004 meets the X4039 built by ANF (Ateliers du Nord de la France) 44 years earlier in 1960. The modern railcar works a Clermont-Ferrand to Aurillac service whi... (more)
In the Cantal region, traditional houses with their roofs covered with slatestones are simple and beautiful. The Le Lioran Line in the background (Aurillac to Neussargues) has a max grade of 3%. T... (more)
This is the "Aubrac", the only train reaching Neussargues from Béziers and the only electric train on the "Causses" Line.
In a few minutes, the train will pass on the track that can be seen above the train. The line was designed with a grade of about 1% with heavy military trains in mind. Its purpose was only strateg... (more)