Here Are The Seven Fastest Trains In The World Whose Speed Will Leave Your Mind Spinning
The fastest train in the world is Shanghai Maglev.
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Did you know the fastest train in India is the Gatimaan Express? The train covers the distance between Delhi and Agra in 100 minutes. Here we look at the fastest trains in the whole world and you’ll feel dizzy after hearing the speed itself.
#1 Shanghai Maglev- China
Shanghai Maglev is located in China and the train runs at the speed of 267 mph. The cost of the ticket is $8 and covers 19 miles between Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport to the outskirts of the city.
#2 Harmony CRH380A- China
The second fastest train also belongs to China, the train serves closer to home than Maglev does. It travels at the speed of 237 mph.
#3 Trenitalia Frecciarossa 1000- Italy
Trenitalia Frecciarossa 1000 is Italy’s ‘Red Arrow’ takes you from Milan to Florence to Rome under three hours. The fastest train is also 100 % renewable and sustainable.
#4 Renfe AVE- Spain
The train shuttles passengers from Barcelona to Paris in 6 hours. It travels at the speed of 273 mph and also serves through Spain.
#5 Deutsche Bahn ICE- Germany
The white and silver beauty of the Inter-City Express. ICE is currently shuttling passengers at the speed of 205 mph in Germany.
#6 Eurostar- Europe
This rail is the first tip to tail train in Europe. It’s top speed being 320 km/hr (200mph), the rail connects the whole of Europe.
#7 Hayabusa Shinkansen E5- Japan
Hayabusa was launched in 1964 to serve between Tokyo and Osaka. The time taken was reduced from 7 hours to 4 just because of this rail. The speed at which Hayabusa travels is 160 mph.
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