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Since the introduction of high-speed trains in 1964, humanity has raced to create trains with greater efficiency, market, and almost all of all, speed. Some countries are earning this competition. Meanwhile, others make ideas for high-swiftness infrastructure and well.
Have you heard of a train traveling at 603 km per hour, i.e. 10 km per minute, then there are trains that do not rub against the rails. Here are some fastest trains in the world.
10. TGV POS
It is also known as SNCF TGV POS. Let’s call it the InterCity in France. In April 2007, it set a world record of 574 kilometers per hour and it is one of the fastest trains in the world. Its main feature is that the same type of body is used for power cars. Although the test run had a top speed of 574 km per hour, the service speed was only 320 km per hour and only trains running on the electromagnetic system could travel at such speeds. But this train is one that travels through a wheel track system.
9. Italo AGV
Italo AGV is considered to be one of the modern trains in Europe. The main feature of this train is that it is designed to be compatible with our environment. That means 98% of the parts of this train are recyclable. The train service was launched in April 2012. It now covers the area from Naples to Milan. With a top speed of 320 km per hour, it once set a record of 574.8 km per hour. The seats are categorized into three. They are Club, Prima, and Smart. Free Wi-Fi Live Television and Adjustable seats are available in all 3 classes.
8. Talgo 350
It is commonly known in Spain as the Renfe Ave Class 102. When you say that you are known in Sapin, you can see from which country the thing belongs. However, it is still known as the Talgo 350 anywhere outside of Spain. It was designed, developed, and built by a company called Patentes Talgo. The train can travel at a speed of 363 km per hour. It is one of the fastest trains in the world
7. ICE 3
ICE 3, The superfast train, popularly known as the Intercity Express 3, is one of the most popular trains under the German railway station. The most important trains in this series are the 403, 406, and 407. The most popular train in the series is the ICE 3. It is also known as the 403 by the Series.
Its main feature is that it does not have a routine that separates passengers by class. That is, the entire length of the train is the same class. There is only one glass of distinction between the driver of the train and the passengers in the back. ICE 3 is a train that connects major cities in Germany. Its maximum speed is 300 kilometers per hour.
6. Frecciarossa 1000
This train was jointly developed by Italian rail and Hitachi Rail Italy. When you hear the names of the developers, you can see the contribution of which country. Yes, as you can imagine, this beauty is Italian. It was built by Trenitalia, a private company run by the Italian government.
The train has about 16 engines. The train can travel at speeds of up to 400 kilometers per hour. Strictly speaking, it has been confirmed that there is no other train in Europe that can travel faster than this. Not only speed but also its unique feature is that it is fully compatible with the environment. The materials used to make it are 100% recyclable. There are four classes: Executive, Business, Premium, and Standard. Free WiFi service and 4G internet configuration are available in all seats.
5. Fuxing Hao CR400 AF / BF
This train is a Chinese product. You can see from the design and technical aspects that this train is a hybrid of the best technology in the world. The first two similar models made by Chinese Rail were known as the CR400 AF and CR400 BF. They are also known as Blue Dolphin and Golden phoenix. Both are manufactured by two different companies. Both are designed for high-speed transportation with a top speed of 350 km per hour. And both trains can carry more than 550 passengers at a time.
Motorists who have never heard of the Hyundai name are rare. It is the largest train manufacturing company in South Korea. Introducing the train as their new project in the year 2012, the train went down in the history of South Korea. This is because South Korea has become the fourth country in the world to have a high-speed train.
Its speed is 420 km per hour. Its engineers intended it to be 430 km, but during the test run, it was achieved only 420 km. It is safe to say that this was the fastest and largest bullet train in the history of South Korea. So far they have produced only one train of the same standard and it was the only one built on an experimental basis. However, it is expected to start running this year i.e. 2021.
3. CRH 380A
The Chinese have a long list of bullet trains, the CRH 380A being one of them. It is a hybrid of the Golden Phoenix and Blue Dolphin trains. It is used exclusively for commercial purposes. Its maximum speed is 380 km per hour but it was built by Kingdo Safang at a trial run of up to 486 km per hour. The company built many of China’s most famous trains.
It was first launched in October 2010. This train is responsible for the journey from Beijing to Shangai. Although these two are the busiest areas in China, the relief that this train provides to China is invaluable. It has all the capabilities of aerodynamic science as if its front were pointed like the head of a fish. In addition, most of the body is made of aluminum so that the passengers can travel without any kind of shaking.
2. Shanghai Maglev
It has a top speed of 431 kilometers per hour, making it the fastest commercial train in the world. This 431 km / h speed is not the only speed of the test run. The train is speeding through Shanghai at the same speed every day. In terms of the test run, it reached a top speed of 501 km per hour. This kind of journey is made possible by the magnetic field technology between the train and the track.
1. Lo Series Maglev
Japan’s Lo Series Maglev was a surprise to the world as it could claim a speed of 603 km per hour like any other train in the world and it is the fastest train in the world. Although not fully ready to hit the market after the test, the train is yet to be launched for public use. It is expected to be released in 2027. Its journey will connect places like Tokyo and Nagoya. It offers a journey time of 40 minutes between Tokyo (Shinagawa Station) and Nagoya, and 1 hour 7 minutes between Tokyo and Osaka. In addition, work on the roads to the places it travels to is not yet complete. The entire work is expected to be completed by 2027.