France unveils an ultra-speedy train that's roomier and more efficient than its predecessors
By Seth FletcherPosted 02.05.2008 at 1:40 pm 2 Comments
Here it is: the high-speed train your kids will take when they backpack around Europe. Its called the AGV (Automotrice a Grand Vitesse, which translates to High-Speed Self-Propelled Unit). This 224 mph machine is the successor to the TGV, which started the European high-speed train boom in the early 1980s.