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Photo Album By: Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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Photo ID: 504838

Black bullet

For my 2500th picture on RPN, here is a flashback to the TGV world speed record in 2007: a few weeks after the famous 574.8 km/h run of April 3 2007, the sponsors showca... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV POS
Location: Paris, France
Locomotive #: TGV 4402
Train ID: -
Photo Date: May 18, 2007


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Nov 02, 2014

Views: 5,829
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Photo ID: 498644

Productivity record

The low cost Ouigo TGV train sets reach the highest ever productivity of SNCF rolling stock. The train set #760 travelled 91,007 km / 56,549 miles in May 2014, ... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: Dasye TGV
Location: Montchanin, France
Locomotive #: TGV 762
Train ID: -
Photo Date: September 16, 2014


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Sep 19, 2014

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Photo ID: 493512

The former CIT500 (Comprehensive Inspection Train 500) experimental train has been renamed as CRH380AM. The train was built in 2011 with the purpose of breaking the world's speed record.

Railroad: Chinese National Railway
Locomotive: CRH380AM
Location: Beijing, China
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 10, 2014


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By: YU Ming

Added: Aug 12, 2014

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Photo ID: 485901

This is the world's faster railway train ! This trainset have run at 574,8 Km/h the April 3, 2007 (see RPN #227277 here www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=227277). After world record, only engi... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV Lyria 4402
Location: Crisenoy (77), France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 01, 2014


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By: Daniel Minaca

Added: Jun 16, 2014

Views: 2,420
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Photo ID: 485358

This is the first French world record high speed train who have run at 380 Km/h on February 26th 1981 near Tonnerre in France, this trainset was build on 1978/1979 and run every day but now with t... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV SE 16
Location: Crisenoy (77), France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 06, 2014


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By: Daniel Minaca

Added: Jun 11, 2014

Views: 2,522
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Photo ID: 477440

This is the world's faster railway train ! This trainset have run at 574,8 Km/h the April 3, 2007 (see RPN #227277 here www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=227277). After world record, only engi... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV Lyria 4402 & 4411
Location: Crisenoy (77), France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 05, 2014


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By: Daniel Minaca

Added: Apr 12, 2014

Views: 2,310
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Photo ID: 476103

The April 03, 2007; few seconds after performance at 574,8Km/h, the trainset decelarates without brake use. First step, only the aerodynamic resistance is used to lose speed up to ~250Km/h. Next s... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: World Speed Record TGV V150
Location: Passavant en Argonne (51), France
Locomotive #: 4402
Train ID: V150
Photo Date: April 03, 2007


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By: Daniel Minaca

Added: Apr 01, 2014

Views: 4,637
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Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 475635

This is the world's faster railway train ! This trainset have run at 574,8 Km/h the April 3, 2007 (see RPN #227277 here www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=227277). After world record, only engi... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV Lyria 4402
Location: Crisenoy (77), France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 29, 2014


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By: Daniel Minaca

Added: Mar 29, 2014

Views: 3,136
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Photo ID: 475163

This is the fastest train of the world. The TGV POS trainset #4402 is holding the railway speed record of the world at 574,8 km per hour (357,2 mph) set on april 3. 2007. Now the trainset is owned... (more)

Railroad: Lyria
Locomotive: TGV POS
Location: Between Zurich and Basel , Switzerland
Locomotive #: 4402
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 20, 2014


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By: Daniel SIMON

Added: Mar 25, 2014

Views: 3,446
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Photo ID: 459310

TGV 4402 V150

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV
Location: Châlon en Champagne, France
Locomotive #: 4402
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 15, 2007


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By: steverod

Added: Nov 20, 2013

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Favorited: 7


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Photo ID: 451293

World Record Tunnel

Here is the South Portal of the Gotthard Base Tunnel, scheduled to open in 2016. Measuring 57 km (35.4 miles) between Ertsfeld and Bodio, it is the largest tu... (more)

Railroad: SBB
Locomotive: -
Location: Bodio, Switzerland
Locomotive #: -
Train ID: -
Photo Date: September 01, 2013


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Sep 15, 2013

Views: 8,998
Comments: 2

Favorited: 17

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Photo ID: 436927

Transnet Freight Rail's 861km Sishen - Saldanha operation runs the longest regular bulk-freight trains in the world. With 342 type CR iron-ore wagons and 8 Radio Controlled Distributed Power loco... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E 50KV AC Electric Unit
Location: Near Saldanha, Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15 009 plus 7 others
Train ID: Iron Ore Empties
Photo Date: January 21, 2013


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By: RailRog

Added: May 22, 2013

Views: 3,186
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Photo ID: 425109

Inside the worlds longest railway tunnel (Gotthard base tunnel or GBT), which will open for traffic in december 2016. The two 57 kilometer long single track tubes through the alps between Bodio an... (more)

Railroad: SBB
Locomotive: none
Location: Bodio, Switzerland
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 14, 2013


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: Feb 15, 2013

Views: 6,160
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Photo ID: 402215

Now that the new Rhin-Rhône LGV is open, POS TGVs visit Paris Gare de Lyon. They used to go to Paris Gare de l'Est (Eastern station) only.
This is the 2007 world speed record trainset - or r... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV POS
Location: Paris, France
Locomotive #: SNCF TGV 4402
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 28, 2012


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Jul 01, 2012

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Photo ID: 402212

This is one of 4 main "historical markers" on the world speed record trainset 4402. It has always been a tradition to affix commemorative plaques to celebrate such extraordinary events (see pictur... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV POS
Location: Paris, France
Locomotive #: SNCF TGV 4402
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 28, 2012


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Jul 01, 2012

Views: 3,694
Comments: 0

Favorited: 3
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