6-axle dual voltage CC-21004 coming from Vallorbe (Swiss border) is approaching Paris Gare de Lyon with a night train coming from Italy.
Paris-Lyon-Marseille line, kilometer 16, is the location of a sharp curve in the Paris suburbs. A favorite railroad photographer's spot, it is now off-limits. The picture shows the last unit of th... (more)
A typical fast service passenger train of the Paris-Lyon-Marseille line right before the TGV era passes the Villeneuve-la-Guyard flyover on its way toward Paris. The first car is a mail car, belon... (more)
A Zurich - Paris TGV arrives in Basel. In a bit more than 3 hours, it will reach Paris Gare de Lyon, after travelling on two high speed lines: the Rhin-Rhône and the north section of the "Sud... (more)
Paris Gare de Lyon is one of the 4 high speed terminals in Paris, together with the Montparnasse, Gare du Nord and Gare de l'Est stations.
The French dual voltage 25KV 50Hz & 1.5KV DC version of the Swiss 15KV 16.7Hz Ae6/6 was not as successful and did not las as long as her Swiss cousin.
Tennis champion Stan Wawrinka is twice TGV Lyria ambassador for speed, performance and precision, on TGV #4409 and #4407.
Right before the withdrawal of the last remaining first generation "Sud-Est" TGVs, several TGV types and generations are represented on the south side of the Paris Gare de Lyon TGV maint... (more)