RailPictures.Net Photo: TGV 16 SNCF TGV Sud-Est at Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, France by Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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TGV Sud-Est (more..)
Villeneuve AMPSE shops (more..)
Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, France (more..)
January 26, 1981
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TGV 16 (more..)
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13 cm higher

In January 1981 in the Villeneuve Saint Georges AMPSE shops, the TGV SE #16 had bigger wheels than sister trainset #04 because it was modified for the "TGV100" high speed tests. 100 means 100 meters per second, means 360 km/h. This was the preset target for the World Speed Record (actual speed achieved 380 km/h). The 13 cm diameter difference clearly shows on this picture.
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