This pictorial encyclopaedia will in several parts, published annually, cover all the circa 160 motive power types delivered to the French national railways since its formation in 1938. Each type is allowed 2-8 pages with brief technical and operational history, numerical list with date of delivery and withdrawal, total km run, line drawing and several photographs (in colour where available). Certain classes have been covered in greater detail in the Le Train Special series. Tome 8. Locomotives bicourant, bifréquence et polytension (2e partie). Part 8 covers dual current, dual frequency and multi-voltage locomotives 1970-2012, in all nine classes. 100 pages A4, 176 ill, sb.