Recently, the Mumbai to Ahmedabad bullet train project started. It is estimated that by the end of 2022 the bullet train will be available on this route. With this news, there is a sign of relief for the people who are suffering from the sluggish trains. Unlike the Indian trains, these 7 high speed trains are the real deal. So we are presenting you the high speed trains and the limit they can reach.
1. Eurostar’s E320 – Europe
Connecting London with Avignon, Brussels, Lille, Lyon, Marseille and Paris, Eurostar is one of the biggest train services in the world. Eurostar’s e320 train has a top speed of 200 mph.
2. Harmony CRH380A- China
It is one of the fastest trains in China. The train was first commercialized in 2010 and the first commercial run was on Shanghai–Nanjing High-Speed Railway line. The top speed of the train is 236 mph.
3. Renfe AVE- Spain
The superfast train allows you to travel from Barcelona to Madrid within just 3 hours. This modern train can operate up to 192 mph.
4. Trenitalia Frecciarossa 1000- Italy
In, 2010, 50 train sets were ordered by Trenitalia. The current operational speed of the train is 220 mph. However, the future operational speed of the train is expected to be 250 mph.
5. Hayabusa Shinkansen E5- Japan
Owned by Hokkaido Railway Company the E5 series is one of the fastest trains in the world. It covers the distance between Tokyo and Osaka in just 4 hours. Moreover, the maximum speed of the train is 200 mph.
6. Shanghai Maglev- China
The magnetic levitation train, Shanghai Maglev is the fastest commercial high-speed electric train in the world. The train can reach up to 268 mph as its best.
7. Deutsche Bahn ICE- Germany
The inter city express is operated by Deutsche Bahn. Although the train is licensed for 190 mph but it reached 228 mph in the trial runs.
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