One year before the end!
This is the "Gare de la Bastille" station near the Bastille square (named after the royal prison destroyed during the 1789 Revolution). The station served the "Vince... (more)
Last steam-hauled commuter train arriving at the Paris St Lazare terminal right after electrification.
A suburban train with a powerful 141TC Nord.
The engine carries a "vélomoteur" (moped), a very typical motorized bike of the 1960's and 1970's.
At Paris St Lazare in 1966, passenger trains are moved by steam, diesel and electric power. On the left, a suburban service with a 2-8-2T of the 141TD series leaves the station. On the center, a l... (more)
View of a train of old steam french locomotives during an exibition near paris organized by Ajecta assiocation for the 100th birthday of the French Longueville turntable and buildings.
Here is another Paris suburban tank loco seen at the Gare St.Lazare in Paris around 1926. The ETAT 2-6-2T was working from Versailles depot. Scanned from a glass negative taken by O.J. Morris.
Following my two previous posts of suburban locos at Paris Nord we move on nearly ten years and see an almost brand new 2-8-2T waiting to leave the station with a push/pull train in 1935. These en... (more)
In contrast to the British built 4-6-4T that I posted just before this one, here is a French built 4-6-4T of the Nord Railway waiting to work a suburban train at the Gare du Nord in Paris. These e... (more)
Ajecta association located near Paris in Longueville preserve old steam machines... Here the steam 040 TA 137 viewed on the moving turn table.
The steam 030 T 8137 run with the special Train from Provins in France with the steam 141 TB 407 in front.