Saturday June 6, 2020

French have little ‘vroom’ for improvement

The world rail speed record, set in eastern France last Tuesday by a TGV high-speed train, was an opportunity for the French to display their abilities in a promising but highly competitive industry.

7th April, 2007

The world rail speed record, set in eastern France last Tuesday by a TGV high-speed train, was an opportunity for the French to display their abilities in a promising but highly competitive industry.

‘‘With this performance, we are aiming to restate our leadership and that of France,” said Alstom’s chairman for transportation equipment Philippe Mellier.

TGV trains have held world speed records since the early 1980s. By darting a train...

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