The Mallet steam engine goes street running near the Glovelier train station, passing by the "Hôtel de la Gare" (Station hotel).
The Jura Mountains tourist train climbs the grade from Glovelier to Saint-Brais under a dreadful rainy weather.
Old meets new1888-built 0-6-0 narrow gauge steam engine for local services in Belgium meets 2008-built Bombardier AGC high capacity railcar in Noyelles. The CFBS tourist railroad ha... (more)
The meter-gauge dual cab steam engine #303 of the Belgian SNCV Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Vicinaux (National Secondary Railroads Company) was built in 1888 by Ateliers Métallurgiques de ... (more)
Freight = Misery is written in the grime on the front of the BB 75451 leading this military train. It represents the feelings of many SNCF railroaders these days.
IPCS, VSOE and MFPN
IPCS stands for Installations Permanentes de ContreSens, Permanent Opposite Direction Facilities : they are a signal system allowing trains to travel on the wro... (more)
Thalys coming from Brussels entering Paris Gare du Nord
The tiny Bollement mountain station is very busy as the tracks barely allow for accomodating the regular tourist steam train together with the meet of 2 regular trains on this single track line (m... (more)
The Mont Blanc, highest summit of Europe shows its French side. The other side is in Italy.
The Paris bound Lyria TGV coming from Lausanne is climbing the Swiss side of the Jura ra... (more)
The 141R 568 leaves Vallorbe as a Lausanne-Paris Lyria TGV is arriving, almost ruining the intended picture.
The Mont Blanc, highest summit of Europe shows its French side. The other side is in Italy. And the Lyria TGV coming from Paris is descending the Swiss side of the Jura range on its way to ... (more)