DEPOT SNCF

SNCF

Railway Station

Mythical trains

SNCF depot

De grands Moments

A full day of activity where the locomotives are very important to manage.

 

 

La 141 P 22 préte au départ

ARGENTAN: The diesels are already here but the locomotives P 141 are still present in the depot in 1967.

In the foreground, the locomotive 22 P 141 is warmed up and ready to go through the turntable .

we see also a tender is full load of coal. It is 11.30 in the month of July 1967.

 

 

Une arrivée au dépôt

 

ARGENTAN: Many locomotives are aligned in the depot and ready for freight trains and passenger.

Forever we had to wait several hours before it was ready for:

- Make loading fuel and water

-Lubrication of moving parts (bieilles, axle boxes ........)

-Setting Heater (water is heated to 350 ° C)

- Waiting for the pressure

141 p 233 EXPRESS PARIS Montparnasse - VERNEUIL - ARGENTAN

ARGENTAN: Locomotive 141 P 233 enter into a station in June 1966. This train of passengers assures Paris Montparnasse Verneuil-sur-Avre Argentan

141 p 233 EXPRESS PARIS Montparnasse - VERNEUIL - ARGENTAN

ARGENTAN: Locomotive 141 P 233 enter into a railwaystation in VERNEUIL AVRE This train of passengers assure Paris Montparnasse Verneuil-sur-Avre Argentan

 

 

Une locomotive sur le pont tournant se prépare à partir

ARGENTAN: The turntable enables the locomotive from a roundabout way of moving towards the path of departure. . The turntable consists of a circular moving plate which is fixed a piece of track, the tray is mounted on a pivot supported by rollers moving on a track.