4.5 % at 4500 m15000 feet above sea level
In February 2007, during the preliminary high speed tests for the World Speed Record of April 3, an early version of the special TGV set 4402 carries aerodynamic protections around the trucks that... (more)
A long Paris-Basel train passes by the Paris La Vilette locomotive depot. Nothing remains today of this once busy engine shops.
April 3 2007 - 574.8 km/h