Toulouse to La-Tour-de-Carol train along the Ariège river
A BB 25200 in her as-built condition together with pre-WWII passenger cars make for a classic Britanny-Paris train in 1975.
SNCF dual voltage BB 25100 electric loco No BB 25102, still in its original livery, runs beside the Marne Rhine Canal as it approaches Stambach with a southbound freight train bound for Basle and ... (more)
Arrival of the night train from Paris in St Gervais with two locomotives BB 25150. Each engine was manned because they did not have a multiple unit system. St Gervais is the end of the standard tr... (more)
2 months old BB 25176 in 1976
2 months old BB 25176 stops in Sallanches on a Paris-St Gervais train.
Still in its as-built livery, a BB 16000 runs light between Paris Gare du Nord and La Chapelle. These engines were primarily operating on the fast passenger trains on the lines that had been elect... (more)
Departure of the crack train "Palatino" Paris-Roma from Paris Gare de Lyon
This was what TER trains are today (TER: Train Express Regional / Regional Express Trains).
14 years before the first TGV, here is what some of the standard engines were in Paris Gare de Lyon: various generations of 1.5 KV DC power, with a BB 9200 and a lot of 2D2 9100