7 July 2021
1945-1960 : The « electrification » years
1945-1960 : The « electrification » years « When I was a child in the 1950s we still used to travel from Paris to Bordeaux in a train pulled by a steam locomotive » remembers Philippe Galland. Immediately after the Second World War, the French railroad network accelerated the electrification of its lines. Galland actively participated in this modernization. Read the saga:
29 April 2021
The Galland adventure began 75 years ago…
Galland will soon celebrate its 75 years of existence. A family enterprise of 75 years of age that began in 1946 on a suburban property in Choisy-le-Roi (Val de Marne-France). “My grandfather, a Master Mechanic in the Navy, was a feverish inventor. During the Great War he had the battleship on which he was an officer stopped in order to test a torpedo piloting device.