RailPictures.Net Photo: TGV 001 SNCF Alstom Francorail MTE prototype TGV 001 at Villeneuve Saint Georges, France by Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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Alstom Francorail MTE prototype TGV 001 (more..)
Motive power maintenance facility (more..)
Villeneuve Saint Georges, France (more..)
June 08, 1975
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TGV 001 (more..)
Unknown
Jean-Marc Frybourg (more..)
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The mother of them all, the very first TGV. Even the US ACELA has genealogy into this unit. The gas turbine TGV001 was built in 1971. Top speed reached: 318kmh 198mph. An experimental set, it never saw passenger service.
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