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Photo Album By: Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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Photo ID: 679911

First generation TGVs : this is the end

This is the front cab of the Sud-Est TGV #16 at the end of its life. For an engine that is about to be retired, it looks well maintained and... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV SE
Location: Charenton-le-Pont, France
Locomotive #: TGV 16
Train ID: -
Photo Date: December 06, 2018


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Dec 07, 2018

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Photo ID: 679857

First generation TGVs : this is the end

In a few days, the first generation TGVs called “Sud-Est TGV” (south-East TGV) will disappear from the south-east lines, meaning all lines o... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV SE
Location: Charenton-le-Pont, France
Locomotive #: TGV 16
Train ID: -
Photo Date: December 06, 2018


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Added: Dec 06, 2018

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Photo ID: 678423

The 5th of December 1989, the TGV Atlantique trainset #325 has set a new world speed record on rail at 482,4 km/h. A few days later, this TGV came to Basel SBB for an official visit of the French ... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV Atlantique
Location: Basel , Switzerland
Locomotive #: 325
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December, 1989


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By: Daniel SIMON

Added: Nov 23, 2018

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Photo ID: 653794

Art and Railways

From December 21 2007 to January 6 2008, the SNCF celebrated its 70th Anniversary with a spectacular exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris. The theme was "A... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: BB 9004
Location: Paris, France
Locomotive #: BB 9004
Train ID: -
Photo Date: January 06, 2008


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Apr 03, 2018

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Photo ID: 653776

Today is the 11th years anniversary of world rail speed record at 574,8 Kp/H, the record engines run every days from Paris to Switzerland cities at 320 Kp/H (commercial speed). Just special markin... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV Lyria 4402
Location: Paris (75), France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 01, 2018


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By: Daniel Minaca

Added: Apr 03, 2018

Views: 854
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Photo ID: 652796

13 cm higher

In January 1981 in the Villeneuve Saint Georges AMPSE shops, the TGV SE #16 had bigger wheels than sister trainset #04 because it was modified for the "TGV100&quo... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV Sud-Est
Location: Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, France
Locomotive #: TGV 16
Train ID: -
Photo Date: January 26, 1981


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Mar 25, 2018

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Photo ID: 652540

380 km/h - The World Speed Record of 1981

This is a picture of the actual 380 km/h speed record run. The train is going north. The highest speed has been achieved between km 156.... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV SE
Location: Moulins-en-Tonnerrois, France
Locomotive #: TGV 16
Train ID: -
Photo Date: February 26, 1981


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Mar 23, 2018

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Photo ID: 652481

On the morning of February 26 1981, an ageing diesel built in Feb 1956 of the CC 65500 series nicknamed "Dakota" hauls the World Record TGV Sud-Est #16 toward the test track on the high ... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: CC 65500
Location: Brienon-sur-Armançon, France
Locomotive #: CC 65505
Train ID: -
Photo Date: February 26, 1981


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Mar 22, 2018

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Photo ID: 651970

The 1981 World Speed Record Team in front of their brand new train. From the left to the right: Daniel Levert, Henri Déjeux, André Cossié, Gabriel Jacquot and Jacques Ruiz.

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Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV SE
Location: Jaulges, France
Locomotive #: TGV 16
Train ID: -
Photo Date: February 25, 1981


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Mar 18, 2018

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Photo ID: 651945


The first TGV World Speed Record of 1981

On February 26 1981, 7 months before the first High Speed Line opened in France, the Sud-Est TGV trainset #16 reached 380 km/h, a W... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV SE
Location: Tonnerre, France
Locomotive #: TGV 16
Train ID: -
Photo Date: February 26, 1981


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Mar 18, 2018

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Favorited: 11


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Photo ID: 651931


A seven-cars TGV?

This is Day 1 (out of two) of the February 1981 TGV World Speed Record. A TGV set was secretly prepared for high speed tests. A secret that was poorly pre... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV SE
Location: Tonnerre, France
Locomotive #: TGV 16
Train ID: -
Photo Date: February 25, 1981


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Mar 18, 2018

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Photo ID: 640971

Both high speed trains are multi-power trains who can run in Switzerland tracks and power. the white is one of world rail speed record engines who have run at 574,8 Kp/H, now engines run every day... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV Euroduplex 4725 + Lyria 4402
Location: Paris (75), France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 21, 2017


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By: Daniel Minaca

Added: Dec 13, 2017

Views: 1,012
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Photo ID: 640019

10 years and few months after the world rail speed record at 574,8 Kp/H, the record engines run every days from Paris to Switzerland cities at 320 Kp/H (commercial speed). Just special marking rem... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV Lyria 4402
Location: Paris (75), France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 13, 2017


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By: Daniel Minaca

Added: Dec 04, 2017

Views: 1,349
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Photo ID: 630291

This trainset is one of the world record high speed trains, the TGV A #325 have reach on May 18th 1990 the speed of 515,3 Kph near Vendôme at 110 Km South-West on this line !

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV A 325
Location: Boinville-le-Gaillard (78), France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 23, 2017


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By: Daniel Minaca

Added: Sep 12, 2017

Views: 832
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Photo ID: 623998

The former world record TGV 4402 (April 3th, 2007, = 574,8 Km/h) runs as TGV 9214 Bern-Basel-Paris in direction north, recorded between Burgdorf and Wynigen.

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: SNCF 384004 (TGV 4402)
Location: Wynigen, Switzerland
Locomotive #: TGV 4402
Train ID: TGV 9214
Photo Date: April 29, 2016


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By: Fritz Sommer

Added: Jul 22, 2017

Views: 925
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Favorited: 6

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