RailPictures.Net Photo: SNCF 4418 SNCF Alstom TGV POS at Passavant-en-Argonne, France by Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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Alstom TGV POS (more..)
LGV Est PK194 (more..)
Passavant-en-Argonne, France (more..)
April 03, 2008
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SNCF 4418 (more..)
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Jean-Marc Frybourg (more..)
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First Anniversary of the World Rail Speed Record: on the exact location where the highest speed was reached and exactly one year after the 574.8 km/h run, two POS TGVs run toward Paris at 320km/h, while the team that made the record celebrates the anniversary, drinking champagne on the bridge near the photographer. Above the end of the first car, a commemorative plaque is affixed to the catenary post (location of the world record highest speed). On the roof of the 6th car lies a big white antenna. It provides passengers with on-board Internet wifi connection.
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