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Photo Album By: Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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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: 3,327
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Favorited: 6
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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

Views: 3,151
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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: 8,851
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: 3,066
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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: 5,979
Comments: 4

Favorited: 32

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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

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Photo ID: 400376

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV POS
Location: Chevroz, France
Locomotive #: 4402
Train ID: 9226
Photo Date: May 29, 2012


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By: Pierre H.

Added: Jun 12, 2012

Views: 3,046
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Favorited: 3

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Photo ID: 400228

SNCF's CC 7100 class are part of a series of electric locomotives built by Alsthom. The prototype 'CC 7000' (7001 & 7002) were built in 1949 and the production series locomotives CC 7101-CC 7158 f... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: CC 7100
Location: Mulhouse, France
Locomotive #: CC 7107
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 21, 2012


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By: Daniel SIMON

Added: Jun 10, 2012

Views: 5,733
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Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 398517

The BB 9003 and 9004 locomotives were built by the MTE group (Matériel de Traction Électrique) in 1952. Their innovative aesthetics emphasised their body with their aerodynamic shaped ends which w... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: BB 9004
Location: Mulhouse, France
Locomotive #: BB 9004
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 21, 2012


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By: Daniel SIMON

Added: May 22, 2012

Views: 7,044
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Favorited: 12


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Photo ID: 397883

World Record Holder, A4 class no 4468 Mallard on display at Locomotion Museum in County Durham. It stands next to the prototype Deltic diesel locomotive. This site is owned by the National Railway... (more)

Railroad: London and North Eastern Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: Shildon, County Durham, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: 4468
Train ID: n/k
Photo Date: April 26, 2011


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By: Graham Williams

Added: May 15, 2012

Views: 3,078
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Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 396817

This train is the standard trainset after the World Speed Record. Both of these locomotives have been integrated on the TGV V150 trainset who have running at 574,8 Km/h on April 03, 2007. See here... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV POS 4402
Location: Crisenoy (77), France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 03, 2012


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By: Daniel Minaca

Added: May 03, 2012

Views: 3,031
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Favorited: 5

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Photo ID: 394175

TGV from Tours to Paris Montparnasse is waiting for departure at 3.11pm in the station Tours. This train made the worldrecord 515.3 km/h on may 18, 1990 (written on the blue tablet near the door t... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: Unknown
Location: Tours, France
Locomotive #: 325
Train ID: 8328
Photo Date: March 29, 2012


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By: Markus Gmür

Added: Apr 05, 2012

Views: 2,231
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Favorited: 2

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Photo ID: 393763

Two bluebirds (CEFX 1028 at the head end and CEFX 1047 mid train) power this grain train across the mile long High Level Bridge, 314 feet above the Oldman River, in Lethbridge, Alberta. The 102 y... (more)

Railroad: Canadian Pacific Railway
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Locomotive #: CEFX 1028
Train ID: CP 387
Photo Date: March 27, 2012


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By: C Allen

Added: Apr 01, 2012

Views: 6,043
Comments: 3

Favorited: 36

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Photo ID: 390537

At 630 feet long and 186 feet tall, Goat Canyon Trestle is the largest curved trestle and second largest trestle of any kind in the world. It was constructed in 1933 when tunnel 15 (in the foregro... (more)

Railroad: Carrizo Gorge Railway
Locomotive: None
Location: Carrizo Gorge, California, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 20, 2012


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By: John Ireland

Added: Feb 25, 2012

Views: 9,906
Comments: 2

Favorited: 56

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