A northbound coming from Nevers passes the Montigny-sur-Loing station at speed (99 mph) with a friendly wave from engineer Alexis Bonnet.
In 2020, there are almost no EMUs in service on the Paris - Orléans line. This is one of the few lines around Paris where we can see many locomotive-hauled trains. Here, the first unit of the BB 2... (more)
Train from Paris-Austerlitz to Bourges
An empty freight train is stopped on track 2Bis to give way to a northbound passenger train on track 2 which is slowing down from 200 kph before descending the Guillerval grade toward Etampes. On ... (more)
The train 3302 Cherbourg 06:43 Paris 10:02 has a BB 26000 on the point, allowing it to reach the 200 kph (125mph) line speed limit. It meets the train 3351 Paris 08:28 Caen 10:47, with the BB 1502... (more)
The BB 26234 coming from Caen meets the BB 15064 coming from Paris. On June 23, 1979, the 15064 was named Saverne, a small town in the East of France. Interestingly, it still carries the Saverne s... (more)
Intercity train from Paris to Toulouse
The east portal of the Bréval Tunnel between Mantes and Evreux on the Paris Caen Cherbourg line
Military train from Miramas to Neuvy-Pailloux
Intercity train from Paris to Brive la Gaillarde
A 200 kph Paris - Clermont-Ferrand has just left the Paris Bercy station (annex to Paris Lyon Station), meeting a Regional Express Train about to reach Paris Bercy.
Train 3313 Paris Cherbourg is led by the last unit of the BB 26000 series. It is still in the original "Béton" paint scheme (béton means concrete), and has 3 headlights.