Railway from today and yersterday: One weekend in september there are the heritage days in France. For this reason, the former PLM (Paris-Lyon-Mediterranee) pacific steam engine 231 K 8, construct... (more)
Pan shot of MFPN 231K8 heading a special train on day trip Paris - Longueau - Corbie - Arras - Douai.
Former PLM four-cylinder compound Pacific No 231K82 reverses through Calais Ville en-route to the locomotive depot, seen in the right hand background, from the Maritime station after bringing a mo... (more)
102 years old PLM Pacific 231K8 is helped by 42 years old BB 67522 on a rare steam charter going to Reims.
French Pacific doing tests with a freight train
The train #276 Laon – Paris-Nord with the “Super-Pacific” 231-C-60 and Talbot passenger cars dedicated to commuter traffic stops in the Mitry-Claye station before going straight to Paris Gare du N... (more)
The classy PLM Pacific 231K8 ran her first train after major overhaul on September 27. At last, after a long absence and a failed attempt some months ago, everyone could en... (more)
Pan shot of MFPN 231K8, heading a special train on day trip Paris - Laon -Reims - La Ferté-Milon - Paris.
It is 50 years ago to-day since I took my first photograph of a foreign train. It was this gleaming Pacific we found awaiting the arrival of the SS Canterbury from Folkestone at Boulogne Maritime ... (more)
The Chapelon Pacific is entering her new home. It will take about 2 hours of efforts to unload it.
Street running on French roads...
The Chapelon Pacific : refurbishing a treasure.
A view of the cab from below