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A view of the main assembly hall at the GEC-Alsthom factory in Belfort, France.

Photo by Yann Nottara (ynottara@mail.dotcom.fr)

A Thalys PBKA power car in construction at the GEC-Alsthom factory in Belfort.

Photo by Yann Nottara (ynottara@mail.dotcom.fr)

The same PBKA power car, showing the nose without aerodynamic shrouding. The windshield wiper fluid tanks are visible, in front of the aluminum honeycomb impact shield. The sand box and filler tube are also exposed, as is the coupler mounting plate. The plumbing is brake equipment.

Photo by Yann Nottara (ynottara@mail.dotcom.fr)

A Duplex power car in construction at the GEC-Alsthom factory in Belfort, 1996.

Photo by Yann Nottara (ynottara@mail.dotcom.fr)

The fiberglass aerodynamic nose shrouding being prepared for a Thalys PBKA (left) and a TGV Duplex (right). The large space in the middle will be covered with clamshell doors for the coupler. GEC-Alsthom factory, Belfort, France, 1996.

Photo by Yann Nottara (ynottara@mail.dotcom.fr)

The fiberglass aerodynamic nose shrouding of a Korean TGV, for the high speed rail line from Seoul to Pusan, Korea. At left is a TGV Duplex. GEC-Alsthom factory, Belfort, France, 1996.

Photo by Yann Nottara (ynottara@mail.dotcom.fr)

The body of a Korean TGV power car. The Korean TGV is closely derived from the TGV Réseau. GEC-Altshom factory, Belfort, France, 1996.

Photo by Yann Nottara (ynottara@mail.dotcom.fr)

A Korean TGV power car is lowered onto its trucks. GEC-Alsthom factory, Belfort, France, 1996.

Photo: GEC-Alsthom. Scan by Yann Nottara (ynottara@mail.dotcom.fr)

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