A test train of the TGV Est experienced a power failure on Wednesday on the Strasbourg-Paris link, with around 150 people on board, including many journalists and elected officials, we learned from the SNCF . is the part which allows the transmission of the engine to the wheels which is broken ”, explained a spokeswoman for the regional direction East of the SNCF , describing the incident as“ unfortunate ”. She said it is an “extremely rare” type of failure.
TGV-Est broken down
May 9, 2021