A Paris Rennes fast service is ready for departure from Paris Montparnasse with a dual voltage BB 25200. The train will run under 1.5KV DC until Le Mans, and under 25KV-50Hz between Le Mans and Re... (more)
Dual voltage BB 25219 was built in March 1966 and withdrawn in December 2004 after 7.4 million km.
Almost everything was new in the Montparnasse station in 1976. The Montparnasse Tower in the background was 3 years-old, the Corail passenger cars had started to replace the fl... (more)
With the Montparnasse Tower in the background, 3 main line engines are waiting their evening assignments: a CC 72000 that will take charge of a fast (160 kph) Paris-Nantes Corail service (the Le M... (more)