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&quo... (more)
Mint in Box
The shops were brand new, and the trains as well. The shops were then called "AMPSE" Ateliers du Matériel de Paris Sud-Est, something like Paris South-East Ro... (more)
Sunrise on this "La Poste" TGV running from Cavaillon to Paris in Burgondy, on the "South-East" High Speed Ligne
The first international TGV
The day after the Cisalpin TEE was withdrawn, the new Paris-Lausanne service featured a triple-voltage Sud-Est TGV on the Paris-Lausanne service, giving... (more)
Sud-Est TGV #27 arrives at Paris Gare de Lyon
A retired and scavenged Sud-Est TGV set with missing pieces (pantographs) waits its fate in the disused Villeneuve-Saint-Georges yard near Paris. This yard used to be o... (more)
SNCF Sud-Est TGV #87 heads towards Paris on the 'classic' route through Saint-Michel Sur Orge.
The new Carmillon paint scheme applied on this more than 30 years old South East TGV High Speed Train leaving Paris
View from this low angle, the TGV PSE #91 looks very impressive. The TGV PSE used to run between Paris and Lyon. They never came to Mulhouse on normal duty. This TGV has been named after the city ... (more)
The 27th of September 1981, the first TGV line opened to the public with its first line going from Paris to Lyon and back, making the two cities 425 kilometers (265 miles) apart only at a mere 2 h... (more)
Paris-Lausanne (CH) TGV on Montigny viaduct.
TGV Paris-Lausanne (Switzerland) enters in tunnel du Bouquet with horn concert!
TGV to Paris cross Ain river at Pont d'Ain with an evening light