Pictures of the TGV Sud-Est trainset

 

 

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A TGV Sud-Est train (trainset 50) with another TGV Sud-Est train (trainset 48) on the Marseille-Nice railway

A TGV Sud-Est train (trainset 50) with another TGV sud-Est (trainset 48) on the Marseille-Nice railway
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A TGV Sud-Est train in Paris-Gare de Lyon station

A TGV PSE train in the Paris-Gare de Lyon station
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The first generation of the high speed train appeared in September 1981. At first, the TGV "Paris Sud-Est" train (TGV PSE) was brought into service on the Paris - Lyon line.



A TGV Sud-Est train on the Valence-Marseille railway

A TGV Sud-Est train on the Valence-Marseille railway
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Characteristics of a TGV Sud-Est train :

        2 power coaches

        8 cars

        TGV capacity : 350 seats

        6 powered bogies

        7 non-powered bogies

        12 DC traction engines

        Total weight of a TGV train : 418 tonnes

        Total length : 200.12 m

        Two-voltage train :

- 1500 V DC

- 25000 V AC 50 Hz

        Maximum power : 6800 kW

 

The TGV Sud-Est train also exists in a version which can be supplied with three different voltages :
1500 V DC, 25 kV AC 50 Hz, 3000 V DC.
Three-voltage TGV Sud-Est trains formerly called "Ligne de Coeur" are now called "Lyria".


A "Lyria" TGV Sud-Est train in Paris-Gare de Lyon station

A TGV 'Lyria' train in the Paris-Gare de Lyon station
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A TGV PSE train (trainset 114) belonging to the Swiss railways

A TGV PSE train (trainset 114) belonging to the Swiss railways
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The TGV Lyria logo

The TGV Lyria logo
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A video of a TGV Sud-Est trainset on the Mediterranean TGV railway



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