- TGV duplex is the fastest train service in France. This powerful train can touch a maximum speed of 198.8 mph. This high speed train service is operated by the SNCF railway company. TGV duplex started the service in December 2011. It is a double-deck, high speed train that connects all major cities in France. It is one of most comfortable European trains that has a seating capacity of 508.
- TGV duplex trains are built by Alstom manufacturing company. They used high quality aluminium for the construction of TGV duplex to reduce weight. TGV duplex has an eco-friendly design and a recyclability rate of 90%. The stiff passenger compartments in the train also ensure the safety in case of collision.
- The TGV duplex train offers three main classes for passengers – standard class, first class and TGV Pro. The standard class features comfortable seats, snack vending machines and a bar buffet. In first class, you will get more comfortable reclining seats, individual reading lights and sockets for your electrical devices. The TGV Pro class offers extra comfortable and spacious seats, a welcome drink, free Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines.