BELFORT AUX ALSTHOMMES
This is the first prototype of all TGVs, it was built in Belfort in 1972 by Alsthom - as it was then called, with an "H". And it was also a turbotrain. The p... (more)
SNCF TGV 03 "Belfort" risdes alongside the Lac du Bourget as R 937 from Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Annecy.
In its first summer of revenue service, a United Aircraft TurboTrain running as Penn Central train 3002 between New York and Boston speeds through the Pine Orchard section of Branford, CT, leaving... (more)
Metroliners on #4 pass a GG-1 powered freight with excess power on #3 that will soon leave the NEC at Lane Tower, pass under the #4 track flyover, and enter the PRR Waverly Yard complex.
The first Japanese Shinkansen carriage to be exhibited outside Japan was unveiled at Britain's National Railway Museum in York by His Excellency The Ambassador of Japan. Built in 1976, Series 0 ca... (more)
The Mark Twain Zephyr was led by power car "Injun Joe", and sits at Gateway Rail.
HST power car 43166 leads a westbound cross country service out of Newton Abbot in 1982. Still plenty of semaphore signals at this time, they lasted until 1987. 43166 is still working this same ro... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
Double "Red Arrow" with the name "Churchill-Pfeil" RAe 4/8 # 1021 of the SBB passenger division on a brunch journey from Zürich to Etzwilen and back, entering Winterthur from t... (more)
During its short tenure on the Northeast Corridor, Amtrak's leased Bombardier LRC set departs South Station on a southbound run. Unfortunately the LRC's mechanical performance was not the equal of... (more)
An interesting collection of equipment occupies the VIA passenger yard at Toronto in September 1981. In addition to the Turbo Train in banana yellow, we have an Ontario Northland Northlander train... (more)
Even After 45 Years, I Still Have a Lot of Great Memories of This DayAlmost immediately after it took over passenger train operations from the private railroads In 1971, Amtrak sent... (more)
The Wienermobile Visits FullertonOn a gloomy day in August, a United Aircraft TurboTrain accellerated out of Fullerton, California, as it headed to San Diego. Built by United Aircr... (more)