One of the type of railway transport which is operated significantly faster than traditional rail traffic is known as high-speed rail. The high-speed rail system began operation in Japan 1964. And this is known as high-speed rail.
Many countries like Austria, Belgium, China, France, Germany etc. have developed high-Speed Rail.
1. Shanghai Maglev, 431 Kmph, China
One of the fastest train in the world is shanghai Maglev. Shanghai Maglev train operated by the state-run railway company can achieve a maximum speed of 431 Kmph. This service is provided by Shanghai Maglev transportation development company. The top seed of Shanghai Maglev is 431 kmph from 0 kmph in just 4 minutes. Siemens and they seen companies’ develops Shanghai Maglev. Shanghai Maglev started on 1st January 2004 for public service. To complete the whole journey it takes only 7 minutes and 20 seconds .every 15 minutes the train will be operative. The cost of Shanghai Maglev is US$8 for one Ticket and US$16 for VIP ticket.
2. Harmony CRH 380A, 380 Kmph, China
The second faster train in the world is China railway Harmony CRH 380A. this train can travel at maximum speed of 380 kmph in commercial service. CSR Qingdao Sifang Locomotive and Rolling Stock Company built railway harmony CRH 380A. 494 passengers are carried by The CRH 380A train at a time.
Each and every passenger can take facilities like the reading lamp, electronic display and power port on The CRH 380A train. The VIP Sightseeing Section near the driver’s cabin. The CRH 380A train also gives food and drinks to the passenger.
3. AGV Italo, 360 Kmph, Italy
The third faster train in the world is AGV Italo. AGV Italo is also fastest train in Europe. The maximum speed of AGV Italo is 360 Kmph. This train is manufactured by French manufacturing company Alstom. The AGV Italo started in April 2007 for public service. There are 11 car sets and they are separate into three classes they are Club, prima and smart. The seats are adjusted by leather seats, live television, and free wifi.
4. Siemens Velaro E/AVS 103, 350 Kmph, Spain
Velaro E is another faster train in the world. German engineering company Siemens built Valero E. Valero E train is Spanish version train. Its operates between Barcelona and Madrid. The maximum speed of Velaro E train is 350 Kmph and its take just 2 hours and 30 minutes. The train has 8 passenger cars and a seating capacity of 404.
5. Talgo 350, 350 Kmph, Spain
The another top fifth faster train in the world is Talgo 350 in Spain. The maximum speed of Talgo 350 train is 350 Kmph. The train run between Madrid and Barcelona. There are 12 passenger cars and two driving cars. Talgo 350 trains are divided into four classes for seating facilities they are club class, first class, bistro class, and coach class. All four class comfortable relaxing seats with foot rests.
6. E5 Series Shinkansen Hayabusa, 320 Kmph, Japan
E5 Series Shinkansen Hayabusa is also faster train in the world. East japan railway company was established this train and this service started on 5th march 2011. E5 Series Shinkansen Hayabusa between Tokyo to the city of Aomori. The maximum speed of E5 Series Shinkansen Hayabusa is 320 Kmph and it takes just 2 hour and 56 minutes. The front design of this train is the 15-meter long nose. East japan railway company was built E5 Series Shinkansen Hayabusa. There are 10 car seats and the seating capacity of 731 passengers.
7. Alstom Euroduplex, 320 Kmph, France
The another faster train in the world is Alstom Euroduplex. The maximum speed of Alstom Euroduplex train is 320 Kmph. French railway company was established Alstom Euroduplex train. The train was started in December 2011 for public service. Alstom Euriduplextrain is carrying 1020 passenger at a time. The train was designed by Alstom railway company.
8. SNCF TGV Duplex, 320 Kmph, France
TGV Duplex is another faster train in the world and its maximum seep is 320 kmph. SNCF railway company was developed TGV Duplex train. This train started December 2011 for public service. The train has main three classes they are the standard class, first class, and TGV pro.
9. ETR 500 Frecciarossa Train, 300 Kmph, Italy
The one faster train in the world is ETR 500 Frecciarossa Train. The train takes 300 kmph maximum speed. this train was established by Trenitalia company. The train is the modernized version of ETR 500 Italian high-speed train. The train has four classes they are the standard class, premium class, business class and executive class. all four classes are sound proof and free wifi.
10. THSR 700T, 300 Kmph, Taiwan
The another faster train in the world is THSR 700T. THSR 700T is high-speed multiple unit trains. THSR 700T stated on January 2007 for public service.THSR 700T between Taipei City and Kaohsiung. The maximum speed of THSR 700T is 300 kmph. There are 12 total car sets.