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Sculpture: TGV

10 December 1997, the high speed line, Brussels - France was solemnly inaugurated in the presence of Their Majesties King Albert II and Queen Paola.

Original inscription:

Le 10 décembre 1997,
la ligne à grande vitesse
Bruxelles - France
a été solennellement inauguré
en présence de Leurs Majestés
le Roi Albert II et la Reine Paola.

We found the following on a Turkish web site (ready translated):
Dogan Cakir who has graduated from the Istanbul Academy of Fine Arts, is famous for his two meters long {tall} steel statue symbolizing modernity, dynamism and velocity of the railways. The statue symbolizing the TGV rapid train between Brussels and Paris, is located at a railway station in Brussels.

Site: TGV (1 memorial)

1060, Gare du Midi, on the way to the platforms for the TGV trains

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Subjects commemorated



Train de Grande Vitesse

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Dogan Cakir

We found the following on a Turkish web site (ready-translated but you must m...

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