_Above: Euro Cargo Rail Class 77 No. 77023 hauls a train of Fiat cars from the Italian plant in Torino to Gevrey (near Dijon, France), from where they will be distributed all over France. the train is seen passing St Jean de la Porte, in the French alps, on 16 February 2013. This loco is operated by ECR (part of German operator DB) and is very similar to UK Class 66s. The locos have a speed limit of 100km/h (62mph) and the cabs have been equipped with air-conditioning, which is seen on the roof line. Frederick Jury www.euro-photos-trains.com Visit Picture of the Day Archive
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