One day between Paris and Dijon – part 3

Making photos of trains is an occasion to discover places that are not so well known. That can be very interesting sometimes. In Ancey, we found a spot to make photos with the town of Mâlain in the background. The TGV’s don’t stop here, of course, but back in the days the town used to be rather important. Witness of this importance is the fortress overlooking town, … Continue reading One day between Paris and Dijon – part 3

One day between Paris and Dijon – part 2

After the shots at Villotte-Saint-Seine, we headed towards Dijon. Here, the line has a couple of viaducts that we wanted to discover. We picked out the “Viaduc de la Combe de Lée” at Lantenay and found a spot that provided us a view from a bit higher. The first train that came by was a Lyria service, a cooperation between the French SNCF and Swiss SBB. It … Continue reading One day between Paris and Dijon – part 2

One day between Paris and Dijon – part 1

The mandatory quick burger in Dijon marked the start of a mid-april photography weekend. With a group of 3 friends, we were about to discover some hidden secrets on the line connecting Paris and Dijon. Next to a massive amount of locomotive hauled passenger and freight trains, we were expecting spectacular landscapes with bridges and curves and much more. Well, so much for the expectations. We started … Continue reading One day between Paris and Dijon – part 1