1955 World train speed record SNCF 331 km/h (video)

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1955 World train speed record SNCF 331 km/h (video)

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Part 1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AyPGkMoGE0

Part 2 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpLf4M5OXeQ

Part 3 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHWjelxe_MU

The commentary is in French but a lot of it is self-explanatory. Impressive for 1955! It ends with a nice little animation showing the speed records at various dates since the beginning of railways.
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