Great Steam Locomotives of France Dvd

This 1960s archive film shows virtually all the classes of steam locomotives then at work in their respective areas on the SNCF.

From the mighty 241Ps on Clermont Ferrand - Paris expresses to the 040TX shunting at Vierzon.

Rush hour at Paris Nord with up to four 141TCs in the same shot and the unique Paris Bastille suburban service with 141TBs.

Services from Lille and the 242TAs, Calais' 231E, G and K Pacifics in the days when the Fleche d'Or carried a headboard.

All the various locomotives of Boulogne, Rouen, St-Germain-des-Fosses, Clermont Ferrand and Nevers. Le Mans' oil burning 141Rs and North British built locos at Argentan.

Featuring Nantes, Saints, Narbonne, Sarreguemines and other locations.

On-train, lineside, shed and station views encapsulate history in scenes now gone forever.

Semaphore signalling, uniforms, the smoke and grime of the great French steam age including such classes as:

230D, 050TD, 050TQ, 040D, 230G, 141TA, 151TQ, 140C, 141C, 231D, 141P, 040TA, 050TE, 030TU, 040TG, 231C, 030TA, 151TC, 040TC, 050TD, 141TD and others.

Now digitally enhanced with improved picture quality and additional footage.

Approx. 58 minutes.

This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner - Videolines.

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