On April 3rd a specially modified TGV, called a V150, set a new speed record on the newly completed
This was achieved by fitting an additional motor and boasting the traction power from 25,000 volts to 31,000 volts. We are told that the set is capable of producing 25,000 horsepower!
Somehow I doubt we will ever see such innovation on our railways. However, it would be possible to extend the current high speed line, which runs from the Channel Tunnel to
Here is a video of the event for your pleasure.
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