SOURCE: Rail Europe

April 02, 2007 22:00 ET

French Railroads/Alstom Attempt to Beat the World Rail Speed Record

(Existing Record of 320 mph Was Set by French in 1990)

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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 2, 2007 --

ORIGIN :                       Globe Cast F34 - Gare de Champagne Ardenne

SATELLITE :                    Eutelsat W2 F6 ChA
Downlink frequency :           12676,83 Mhz
Polarisation :                 Vertical
FEC :                          3/4
Symbol Rate :                  6,1113 Msymb
Left audio  :                  French
Right audio :                  English

DATE :                         Tuesday, April 3, 2007

TIME :

Transmission 1 :
International Signal - live :  10h45-12h15 GMT

Transmission 2 :
Video News release :           15h00-15h15 GMT

DESTINATION :                  SERTE Paris

Globe Cast  coordination :     Jean-Christophe Vincent - +33 6 07 88 81 35
Station F34 :                  Guy Sgorlon - +33 6 80 36 39 49
Auditoire coordination :       Hélène Tzara - +33 6 10 18 80 90
Press contact :                Camille Jorcin - +33 06 61 22 40 28
                               Jennifer Attias - +33 06 63 45 52 83

Contact Information

  • North American contact :
    Chris Lazarus
    A.J. Lazarus Associates
    PR for Rail Europe (subsidiary of SNCF)
    (845) 855 8400
    Email Contact