Electrification of the Paris - Lille Railway Line

This documentary is about the electrification of the French Railways in the North and East of France. Main topic is the inauguration in 1959 of the Paris-Lille railway line which was electrified with 25,000 volts. On this occasion there was for the first time a live broadcast from a moving train at the French television.

Available with English subtitles, only at 24Trains.tv, click on 'cc' at the bottom right to select your subtitles.

Credits: SNCF - French Railways