TGV 01 "Patrick" is under the sunlights in the 2-tracks shop of the Villeneuve-S-G maintenance shops before the official inauguration of the Farewell to Patrick Tour.
A Vossloh G1206 leads a mammoth track renewal train. This is a late afternoon move to position the train for night works that will take place a few hours later. The train is a moving factory compo... (more)
A Paris Dreux service makes a stop in Houdan.
A BB 27300 pushes a Dreux - Paris eastward
End of the line for the Midi BB 4178, born March 19 1930, withdrawn Dec. 1 1982, scrapped Jan. 1984
The superb lines of this CC 72000 are enhanced by the winter light on this January 1984 day. The paint scheme is one of the masterpieces of industrial designer Paul Arzens.
The TEE Cisalpin Paris-Lausanne-Milano leaves Paris Gare de Lyon. The BB 22305 will lead the train until Vallorbe, the Swiss border station. The Charolais depot is on the far right behind the trac... (more)
Here is the classic 1.5KV DC cavalry of the Paris Charolais Depot in 1974. All these engines are waiting assignment on passenger trains starting from Paris Lyon station. From the left to the right... (more)
Powerfull diesel-hydraulic 4-axle prototype : 2620 KW / 3500 hp. Built Apr. 1964, withdrawn Jan. 1984
Prototypes BB 69002 and CC 70001 under the Chalindrey roundhouse
A1A A1A 68519 : born March 1967 - withdrawn Dec 2004
An Izy by Thalys, low-cost Brussels-Paris service, travels at standard speed on the classic line as part of the low cost financial equation.
Green on greenIzy by Thalys, low-cost Brussels-Paris travels at standard speed on the classic line as part of the low cost financial equation. The green train matches quite well wit... (more)