A Citroën DS, a RGP railcar: iconic French objects of the 1960's!
Paris to London Rail + Air service, long before the channel tunnel: fast RGP railcars transported air passengers from Paris to Le Touquet airport and back. This service was called Silver Arrow (Fl... (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)
A powerful picture of an impressive Romanian engine
As the CC 72000 or 72100 are removed these days from the "Line 4", I share with you a picture of a time long past, when the 68000 or 68500 series were hauling passenger trains on the &qu... (more)
A 4-car DMU "RAm TEE I" was composing the Arbalète Trans-Europ-Express Zurich-Basel-Paris Est between August 2 1964 and Sept 22 1969. The RAm TEE I was a small series of 5 powerful sets ... (more)
The Le Havre locomotive depot right before electrification, with ex-Etat Pacifics (231G), A C61000 diesel and a recently built X2800 railcar.