Thalys is a joint French-Belgian-Dutch-German company owned by the respective national rail companies. It operates
fast bullet train services between these countries, especially between Paris and Amsterdam and Paris and Köln (Cologne).
Thalys uses French TGV trains of which it has two different generations. This one is the newer one, a TGV POS
in Thalys' wine red current colours.
Photo of the Thalys unit 4345 locomotive unit at Liége (Lüttich) station 13.7.2010 by Ilkka Siissalo.