High speed 130 class, from Oropesa del Mar (mediterranean sea) to Gijon, after to finished Pajares pass, at Campomanes.
Farewell to Patrick
They can be legitimately proud: painting back TGV 01 in orange was an initiative of a groupd of TGV engineers and their team leaders. The picture shows the grou... (more)
ICE1 highspeed train 401 # 081 of the Deutsche Bahn is running the ICE 376 from Interlaken Ost via Bern-Basel to Frankfurt/Germany, in the Aare valley between Kiesen and Wichtrach.
With the demise of the Paris-South-East TGVs I thought I would dig into the past to see if I had photographed No 1 'Patrick' but alas no. (see Jean-Marc Frybourg's excellent photos of No1 making i... (more)
TGV 01 and TGV 42
The "Farewell to Patrick" tour visited the Atlantic shops today, near Paris, in Montrouge-Châtillon.
Thanks to Antoine Chevalier for the HO scale... (more)
A very dirty RD TGV set gets some light maintenance in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges... but does not get washed!
7 years before the first electric TGV, Alsthom (then with a "H") together with Brissonneau, MTE and Turbomeca built a high speed turbotrain because the first ... (more)
Rusting high speed mystery
This forgotten TGV power car is a mystery: it is unit #28077. This unit was part of the Reseau TGV #539. It was withdrawn in August 2016. However, for an... (more)