Two locomotives using DC current. The one on the left belongs to the class BB7200, which is the 1,5 kV DC version
of the common "broken nose" or "Nez Cassé" family of locomotives. They were built by Alsthom and MTE 1976-85 in 240 copies. There are three
subclasses and this one is from the slowest one, having a max speed of only 100 km/h and a power rating of 4040 kW. The machine on the right belongs
to the 1,5kV class BB 9200 built by Creusot-Loire, Jeumont-Schneider and Compagnie Électro-Mécanique in 1957-64. They have now all been
Picture from Gare Montparnasse 27.1.2008 by Sanna Siissalo.