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8 Fastest Trains in the World

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1. Shanghai Maglev: 267 mph

The Maglev runs the nearly 19 miles from Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport to the Longyang metro station on the outskirts of Shanghai. Charges are $8 Per person for ~ 7 minutes’ ride.

2. Harmony CRH380A: 236 mph

China Railways’ Harmony is the world’s fastest non-maglev passenger train currently in service, connecting Shanghai with Nanjing.

3. Trenitalia Frecciarossa 1000: 220 mph

Italy’s “red arrow” is the fastest train in Europe taing passengers from Milan to Florance and Rome in lesss than 3 hrs. All its components are 100% renewable and sustainable.

4. Renfe AVE: 217 mph

This is Spain’s Fastest Train developed by Siemens. This train is used for travelling from Barcelona to Paris in under 6 hrs.

5. DeutscheBahn ICE: 205 mph

Germany’s Fastest train again being designed by Siemens helps commuting German countryside.

6. Eurostar e320 and TGV: 200 mph

Both the trains are tied at the same spot in terms of speed. Being part of euro rail network. Fares ranges to ~ $ 70 per ride.

7. Hayabusa Shinkansen E5: 200 mph

Japan’s fastest train being running for more than 50 years since 1964. The train service runs between Tokyo and Osaka cutting the travel time to 4 hrs.

8. Thalys: 186 mph

Connecting Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, and Cologne with multiple daily services, the Thalys is one of Europe’s most important train lines for both leisure and business travelers; in fact, its ridership is almost an even split between the two categories.

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