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Photo Album By: Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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Photo ID: 176184

Preliminary tests for the World Speed Record on Rails, con't. This is the last (of 3) test runs of today, almost at night. This picture is shot precisely at the point of highest speed, where most ... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: Alstom Experimental TGV set
Location: Passavant en Argonne, France
Locomotive #: 4402
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 19, 2007


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Feb 19, 2007

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Photo ID: 176158

Test runs for the preparation of the world speed record on rails resumed today on the new East-Europe high speed line. However the weather today was miserable. Due to poor visibility conditions, p... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: Alstom Experimental TGV set
Location: Passavant en Argonne, France
Locomotive #: 4402
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 19, 2007


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Feb 19, 2007

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Photo ID: 175701

The world steam speed record holder A4 "Mallard" powers southwards from the summit of the Settle & Carlisle Line

Railroad: London and North Eastern Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: Ais Gill, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: 4468
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 27, 1988


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By: Tony Woof

Added: Feb 16, 2007

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Photo ID: 175483

At 9:56am the TGV 4402 fitted for super high speed is going eastward toward its departure position for its first run of the day. At 11:37 it will pass this same spot westward at 338mph (see #17539... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: Prototype TGV set
Location: Passavant en Argonne, France
Locomotive #: 4402
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 13, 2007


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Feb 14, 2007

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Photo ID: 175426

A race train on a race track. In between 2 super high speed test runs, the overpowered TGV-set gets back to its departure position. Note the higher than usual wheels

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: Alstom Experimental TGV set
Location: Evres, France
Locomotive #: 4402
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 13, 2007


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Feb 14, 2007

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Photo ID: 175398

338 mph! This is a test run for the World Speed Record on Rails. This TGV set reached 343.6 mph on the same day. Official record will be on April 3. Power: up to 32000 KW / 43500 HP under 31KV. La... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: Alstom Experimental TGV set
Location: Passavant en Argonne, France
Locomotive #: 4402
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 13, 2007


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Feb 14, 2007

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Photo ID: 162365

From left to right : the TGV Réseau / Duplex 603, the TGV SE 16 (train of the 1981's world record at 380 kph) and the TGV SE 33.

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: Alstom TGV SE
Location: Villeneuve Saint George, France
Locomotive #: 16
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 14, 2006


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By: Sylvain Bouard

Added: Oct 19, 2006

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Photo ID: 154767

Gelmertrain, with its 106% gradient, is the steepest train in the world.

Railroad: KWO Gelmertrain
Locomotive: Cable cars
Location: Zuchwil, Switzerland
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 09, 2006


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By: Fritz Beutler

Added: Aug 12, 2006

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Photo ID: 136929

World Rail Speed Record holder TGV 325 arrives at Gare de Lyon.

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: Alsthom TGV Atlantique
Location: Paris, France
Locomotive #: 325
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 23, 1996


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By: Ian Leech

Added: Mar 15, 2006

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Photo ID: 136763

View from the rear of a test run at about 490-500 km/h (304-310 mph) prior to the world speed record on rails (515.3 kmh / 320.2 mph, May 18 1990). Shot taken precisely at the point of highest spe... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: Alstom TGV Atlantique
Location: Vendome, France
Locomotive #: SNCF TGVA 325
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 14, 1990


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Mar 13, 2006

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Photo ID: 136758

Specially prepared TGVA trainset leaving Dangeau siding for one of its test runs for the world speed record on rails (515 kmh / 320.2 mph on May 18 1990)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: Alstom TGV Atlantique
Location: Dangeau, France
Locomotive #: SNCF TGVA 325
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 14, 1990


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Mar 13, 2006

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Photo ID: 136742

320.2 MPH / 515.3 km/h World Speed Record on Railway Track. Seen here 0.4 mile before the location of highest speed. Specialy prepared trainset with 3 passenger cars only. And about 20.000 hp !

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: Alstom TGV Atlantique
Location: Vendome, France
Locomotive #: SNCF TGVA 325
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 18, 1990


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Mar 13, 2006

Views: 13,163
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Favorited: 5
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Photo ID: 75957

Operation Lifesaver display truck.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: GMC Brigadier
Location: Binghamton, New York, USA
Locomotive #: none
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 14, 1989


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By: Dan Flynn

Added: Aug 30, 2004

Views: 2,909
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Photo ID: 29426

A MLX01 Maglev train at Yamanashi Maglev Test Centre.

Railroad: Chuo Shinkansen
Locomotive: MLX01
Location: Ohtsuki, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May, 1999


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By: M. S. M. Saifullah

Added: Aug 29, 2003

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Photo ID: 29422

A bird's eye view of the test track showing Maglev entering Ogatayama bridge. On the right hand side is the power sub-station.

Railroad: Chuo Shinkansen
Locomotive: MLX01
Location: Ohtsuki, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May, 1999


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By: M. S. M. Saifullah

Added: Aug 29, 2003

Views: 12,631
Comments: 0

Favorited: 9
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