14/10/2018 : After 50 years, the 231G 558 is back to Le Croisic ! On the way back between Le Croisic and Nantes, stop at La Baule-Escoublac to let two TER, time to make a night photo, not obvious ... (more)
Leaving Saint-Nazaire with the shipyard in the background, where the Celebrity Edge liner, 306 m long (1004 feet) is nearly completed.
The Etat Pacific 231G 558 did its last trip to Le Croisic on September 29, 1968. 50 years later, for celebrating this anniversary, the same locomotive came back to Le Croisic on a return trip from... (more)
One of the first trains of the 231G 558 after she was saved and repaired by the Pacific Vapeur Club leaves Paris Saint Lazare and passes Pont-Cardinet. The train has 7 OCEM passenger cars built in... (more)
150th anniversary of the Saint Germain line
In October 1987, the 231G 558 Pacific was exposed in the Paris Saint-Lazare station with other preserved steam engines for the celebrati... (more)
Not long after her first post-SNCF overhaul, the "Princess", aka the ex-Etat 231G 558 Pacific, paid a visit to the port of Dieppe. This is not any more possible today. At that time, there was stil... (more)