The driver of former PLM four-cylinder compound Pacfic No 231K22 oils round his engine before departure with the 14.24 express to Paris. Shades of Papa Boule!
Another Parisen Beauty. An ETAT 231D Pacific waits to leave Paris St.Lazare with the 13.20 express to Cherbourg. It was from a batch of 40 of these engines built by the North British Locomotive Co... (more)
Seeing the excellent shots by Jean-Marc Frybourg of the holiday rush at the Gare de Lyon Paris on Rail Pictures I thought viewers might like to see this shot taken at the same station 80 years ago... (more)
This train is bound for Paris. It runs alongside the river Seine, hauled by the preserved Pacific 231 G 558.
Former PLM four-cylinder compound 4-6-2 No 231K82 enters Calais Ville station with the 08.39 Paris Nord to Calais Maritime express.
The 231 K 8 is a PLM Pacific. PLM stands for the famous Paris-Lyon-Mediterranée private company pre-dating the 1937 nationalisation of French railways. The last PLM Pacific saw regular service in ... (more)
The 231 G 558 is the only serviceable "Pacific Etat". It represents a large series of passenger locomotives which were used on French western lines until the mid 1960's. It is seen here in the mid... (more)
The 231 G 558 is the only serviceable "Pacific Etat". It represents a large series of passenger locomotives which were used on French western lines until the mid 1960's
A tribute to O. Winston Link! This picture was shot in Normandy, on the Amiens-Rouen line. The train gets back to its home base in Sotteville, after ensuring excursions. The 231 G 558 is the only ... (more)
Former Etat Pacific No 231G558 is getting into its stride in the rain with a special train returning from Noyelles-sur-Mer to Rouen after the steam festival at the Baie de Somme Railway.
Former PLM four-cylinder compound 4-6-2 No 231K 8 at Noyelles-sur-Mer after arriving from Paris with a special train for the festival at the Baie de Somme railway. It may come as a surprise to kno... (more)
A Paris-bound 'Fleche D'Or' (Golden Arrow) recreation slows for the Abbeville water stop.