Climbing the 1% grade on the Sauschwänzlebahn - literally the curly tail railroad, because of its winding shape on the map with a circular tunnel and horseshoe curves.
Montluçon Steam Festival 10 years ago:
- The 141R 840 came from Orléans
- The 141R 420 came from Clermont-Ferrand
- The 141TD 740 came from Limoges.
All engines came wit... (more)
One of the last big steam shows in France was taking place around the Annemasse depot in the early 1970's before the Bellegarde-Annemasse electrification, as illustrated by this Evian-Bellegarde l... (more)
Arrival in Castelnaudary of a test train coming from Toulouse. This was the first train of the 141R 1126 after 9 years of overhaul.
The return of the 231G 558: for the first time since 2009 the PVC's 231G 558 comes back to life after overhaul.
The return of the 231G 558: for the first time since 2009 the PVC's 231G 558 comes back to life after overhaul. The tedious SNCF paperwork is not yet fully done, as some redundant official ... (more)