Trains are means of transportation in some parts of the world. It is known to be one of the safest. In transportation, speed is very paramount and in this post, we will look at some of the fast trains in the world. Read on.
Shanghai Maglev – 460 kph/286 mph (China)
The Shanghai Maglev is the fastest train in the world travelling at 460 kph or 286 mph. It also travels on magnetic levitation (maglev) rather than steel wheels. The Shanghai Maglev can travel 30 kilometres in just seven and half minutes.
CR400 ‘Fuxing’ — 350 kph/217 mph (China)
China’s CR400 ‘Fuxing’ can also travel at 350 kph or 217 mph. This train can carry about 1200 passengers. It also provides travellers with entertainment, internet access and a place to charge devices. The fastest CR400 trains are currently deployed on the prime Beijing-Shanghai-Hong Kong and Beijing-Harbin routes.
ICE3 — 330 kph/205 mph (Germany)
TGV — 320 kph/198.5 mph (France)
JR East E5 — 320 kph/200 mph (Japan)