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)
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)
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 Vendōme at 110 Km South-West on this line !
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.
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)
April 3 2007 - 574.8 km/h
10 years ago: 574.8 km/h
It has already been 10 years since a TGV established a fabulous World Speed Record. Here is the special train set getting ready for a run on April 2 for a ... (more)
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 engines was ... (more)
World Record NS 054 navigates the SC-Line into St. Matthews, SC with the WECX 800 in tow. This is the world's second largest railcar, and the largest of its class.
The 2D2 5516 was famous at the end of the 1970's for holding the world record for the distance travelled in service: 8 million kilometers. This unit is preserved at ... (more)
Shining new TGV
01-26-1981 - On January 26, 1981 – the date I took this picture - the Sud-Est TGV set #16 was just a few weeks old. It had been recently received from the Alsthom... (more)
Re 460 # 084 is entering the 57 kilometer long (world record!) Gotthard base tunnel with a test train. This test runs are on behalf of Alptransit Gotthard (which built the tunnel), together with t... (more)
The longest high-speed train in the world. High-speed passenger train Siemens Velaro RUS "Sapsan" runs from Moscow to Saint Petersburg near Klin city. &... (more)