First generation Duplex TGV in "Carmillon" livery meets another 1st generation Duplex still in the classic blue livery. The Carmillon is generalized to all SNCF TGVs (does not include the Thalys, ... (more)
Euroduplex TGVs in the 800 series are the third generation bilevel TGVs after the "Duplex" - 200 and 600 - and the "Dasye" - 700 series.
When the Atlantic high speed line was opened in 1989 and 1990, there were only 10-car, single-level Atlantic TGVs on the line. Now, there is more diversity, with bi-level Duplex sets like this one... (more)
Speed limit: 50 on the road and 300 on the rails
This quite weathered TGV Atlantic unit shows what an intensive service at 300 km/h does to the paint job