10 Fastest Trains in the World.

  Monika
  karma level 75535


The invention of the train is what turned America into a superpower. It changed overland travel, reducing the time it took from months and weeks to days and hours. As technology advanced, many gave up on trains as a form of transportation in favor of airplanes, but train technology took incredible steps ahead as well. These trains zoom between destinations in speeds cars can only dream about.
10. TSHR 700T

This train runs the line between Taipei and Kaohsiung in Taiwan. With a top speed of 300Km/h (185mph), the THSR 700T shortened travel time between these two cities from 4 hours to 1.5 hours. The initial investment for the production of the first 30 trains cost approximately $3.4 billion.


9. ETR Frecciarossa Trains
These refurbished trains travel at speeds of 300Km/h (185mph) between Rome and Milan, Italy. They are equipped with climate-control and an advanced silencing system, as well as ergonomic seats meant to provide the utmost comfort for passengers.

8. TVG Duplex
It took eight years to develop the TGV Duplex. It has 512 seats, divided into upper and lower decks. It’s built of light-weight aluminum and mainly runs on the Paris-Marsalis line, as well as several others. (Top speed – 300Km/h)

7. Alstom Euroduplex
This train’s career began in 2011 and was the only one of its series to be upgraded to a duplex train capable of running at 320Km/h (198mph), while carrying 1,020 passengers. These trains were designed to work in Germany, France, Switzerland and Luxemburg.

6. 320E5 Series Shinkansen Hayabusa
The fastest train in Japan entered service in 2011 and can reach speeds of 320Km/h (198mph). The train was designed with a unique elongated “nose” to reduce the noise it creates as it travels through the many tunnels along its path.

5. Taglo (T350)
Nicknamed “The Duck”, due to its elongated front end, this train will take you from Barcelona or Madrid to Valladolid in Spain, at a speed of 350Km/h (217mph).

4. Siemens Velaro E / AVS 103
The fourth fastest train in the world travels the line between Madrid and Barcelona on a track measuring 621Km (385 miles). It is the fastest train in Spain and reaches speeds of 350Km/h, though during one ride it went as fast as 403Km/h (250mph)!

3. AVG Italo
The most modern train in Europe started its service in 2012 and runs the Naples-Rome-Florence-Milan-Bologna line. This 360Km/h (223mph) train is known for its comfortable seats, low maintenance, energy efficiency and the quietness of the cabins.

2. Harmony CRH 380E
If you travel between Shanghai and Beijing, take the Harmony lines. It took four and a half years to build the tracks, costing upwards of $17 billion, and is now the world’s second-fastest train. Before the construction of this line, the 1,000Km (621 miles) drive would take about 10 hours. Now, this long ride takes less than 3 hours, and the train rockets at speeds of 380Km/h (236mph).

1. Shanghai Maglev
The journey from Shanghai to Shanghai Airport only takes 7 minutes and 20 seconds, thanks to the incredible maglev train. This train uses magnets to levitate above the tracks, thus reducing friction and reaching speeds of 430Km/h (267mph).



Related Entries

1 k
votes
Caves around the World
by Panther on Apr/02,2010 ( diamond user)
38
votes
16 Most expensive things in the World.
by Raj Kumar on Oct/30,2014 ( diamond user)
101
votes
Brazuca Facts - The World cup 2014 official ball.
by Blue on Jun/12,2014 ( diamond user)
1 k
votes
Animal's World is Really Great, Enjoy
by Portonovo Kajanazimudeen on Oct/15,2009 ( diamond user)
106
votes
World's 14 fastest cars
by Toddler13 on Oct/03,2012 ( diamond user)
152
votes
Good Morning World
by Sunny Dhanoe on Sep/07,2009 ( diamond user)
48
votes
World's Top Models In Fashion Magazines.
by Raj Kumar on Dec/09,2012 ( diamond user)
69
votes
World's Biggest Shopping Malls
by Ramesh A on Oct/11,2013 ( diamond user)
301
votes
World without engineers
by Inzamam Mohamed on Nov/06,2010 ( diamond user)
439
votes
World's weirdest brands
by Portonovo Kajanazimudeen on May/24,2010 ( diamond user)
582
votes
The World's Rarest Weapons
by Regikumar Chandran on Jun/13,2011 ( diamond user)
176
votes
World Largest Fountain In Dubai
Admin on Jun/26,2008  
38
votes
World's Most Expensive Parking Lot
by Ramesh A on Nov/10,2012 ( diamond user)
1 k
votes
Top 15 Fountains of the World [Pics]
Admin on Feb/18,2007  
40
votes
10 coldest places in the World.
by Monika on Jun/05,2015 ( diamond user)
93
votes
World Friendship week
by Ritvik Ohri on Mar/07,2012 ( diamond user)
49
votes
10 most poisonous animals in the World.
by Toddler13 on Dec/17,2014 ( diamond user)
108
votes
Good Morning World...........
by Sunny Dhanoe on Sep/14,2009 ( diamond user)
329
votes
Peel 50 - smallest car in World
by Panther on Apr/02,2010 ( diamond user)
59
votes
World's Longest Sausage.
by Monika on Nov/18,2013 ( diamond user)

Random Pics



Share this with friends

Your Name:
Your Email:

Friends Email: (Atleast 1)


Subscribe for more Fun

Receive best posts in your inbox.

Confirm email
Your Email



Add Your Comments

comments powered by Disqus
User generated content. Copyright respective owners wherever applicable. Contact - admin at binscorner