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The Imperial Territory of Alsace-Lorraine (Reichsland Elsaß-Lothringen or Elsass-Lothringen, or Alsace-Moselle) was a territory created by the German Empire in 1871, after it annexed most of Alsace and the Moselle department of Lorraine following its victory in the Franco-Prussian War.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Ateliers de Construction du Nord de la France was a French locomotive manufacturer, based at Crespin in the Arrondissement of Valenciennes, northern France.
Aquitaine (Aquitània; Akitania; Poitevin-Saintongeais: Aguiéne), archaic Guyenne/Guienne (Occitan: Guiana) was a traditional region of France, and was an administrative region of France until 1 January 2016.
The French word Autorail describes a single powered railcar capable of carrying passengers.
A bogie (in some senses called a truck in North American English) is a chassis or framework carrying wheelsets, attached to a vehicle, thus serving as a modular subassembly of wheels and axles.
The Cité du Train (English: City of the Train or Train City), situated in Mulhouse, France, is one of the ten largest railway museums in the world.
Deauville is a commune in the Calvados département in the Normandy region in northwestern France.
Diesel fuel in general is any liquid fuel used in diesel engines, whose fuel ignition takes place, without any spark, as a result of compression of the inlet air mixture and then injection of fuel.
Dives-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Bordeaux-Saint-Jean or Bordeaux-Midi is the main railway station in the French city of Bordeaux.
Caen, Gare de l'Ouest or Gare Calvados, is the main and now only station serving the city of Caen.
Gare de Cherbourg is the railway station of the city of Cherbourg, France.
Lyon-Perrache (gare de Lyon-Perrache) is a large railway station located in the Perrache district, in the 2nd arrondissement of Lyon, France.
The Gare de Nantes is the principal passenger railway station serving the French city of Nantes.
Strasbourg-Ville is the main railway station in the city of Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, France.
The Gare Saint-Lazare (St Lazarus Station), officially Paris-Saint-Lazare, is one of the six large terminus railway stations of Paris.
The grade (also called slope, incline, gradient, mainfall, pitch or rise) of a physical feature, landform or constructed line refers to the tangent of the angle of that surface to the horizontal.
Houlgate is a small tourist resort in northwestern France along the English Channel with a beach and a casino.
Normandy (Normandie,, Norman: Normaundie, from Old French Normanz, plural of Normant, originally from the word for "northman" in several Scandinavian languages) is one of the 18 regions of France, roughly referring to the historical Duchy of Normandy.
Nuclear power is the use of nuclear reactions that release nuclear energy to generate heat, which most frequently is then used in steam turbines to produce electricity in a nuclear power plant.
Pays de la Loire (Broioù al Liger, meaning Loire Country) is one of the 18 regions of France.
Rhône-Alpes (Arpitan: Rôno-Arpes; Ròse-Aups; Rodano-Alpi) is a former administrative region of France.
The Société nationale des chemins de fer français (SNCF, "French National Railway Company") is France's national state-owned railway company.
The SNCF Class BB 67400 diesel locomotives were built by Brissonneau and Lotz between 1969-1975.
The SNCF Class CC 72000 was a class of C′C′ diesel-eectric locomotives.
A train is a form of transport consisting of a series of connected vehicles that generally runs along a rail track to transport cargo or passengers.
The Turboliners were a family of gas turbine trainsets built for Amtrak in the 1970s.
The Turbomeca Astazou is a highly successful series of turboprop and turboshaft engines, first run in 1957.
The Turbomeca Turmo is a French turboshaft engine developed for helicopter use.
A turboshaft engine is a form of gas turbine that is optimized to produce shaft power rather than jet thrust.
The Turbotrain was any of several French high-speed, gas turbine trains.
The 1973 oil crisis began in October 1973 when the members of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries proclaimed an oil embargo.