New & Old
A brand new D&EMU passes by much older units withrawn from service and waiting for the scrapper's torch
New & Old
One of the newest trains that was delivered 3 months ago passes a surviving (although locked) hand-operated level crossing, an artefact from the past glorious days of t... (more)
SNCF CC 72151 leads Intercité 1641 from Paris Est to Vesoul.
SNCF CC 72177 leads Intercité 1548 from Belfort to Paris Est.
Gendarmerie (Highway Patrol)
Sure enough, the probability of meeting anybody on a quiet countryside road was low on a weekend, away from the main roads. Not even talking about me... (more)
Catch them while you can: a few weeks to go and the CC 72100 or 72000 will be a thing a of the past on the beautiful "Line 4" Paris-Belfort. The first section where they will disappear i... (more)
Built in Aug 1969, this is the oldest mainline locomotive still working on passenger trains on the SNCF roster. It has got a new SEMT-Pielstick 16 PA 4-200 VGA prime mover in 2003 (2650 KW).
Very dirty, nearing the end of a long career.