RailPictures.Net Photo: BB 62491 SNCF NS 2400 class at Assevillers, France by Maarten van der Velden
 
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SNCF (more..)
NS 2400 class (more..)
LGV Nord (more..)
Assevillers, France (more..)
May 05, 1992
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BB 62491 (more..)
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Maarten van der Velden (more..)
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In 1991 SNCF was in short supply of diesel locomotves needed for the construction of the high speed line LGV Nord. This problem was solved by renting NMBS/SNCB class 59 locomotives and by buying obsolete NS 2400 class locomotive. On the photo SNCF BB 62491, BB 62431 en BB 62424 with a construction train on the LGV Nord near Assevillers. The locomotives were still in their Dutch livery. SNCF renumbered them only by adding BB 6 before their original NS-numbers.
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