Top 10 Fastest Trains In The World 2019

Top 10 Fastest Trains In The World 2019

Here are the Top 10 Modern Fastest Trains in the world since 2019.

10. THSR 700T – 186.4 mph

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THSR 700T – Taiwan
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At the top speed of 186.4 mph, THSR 700T could shorten the journey time between Taipei City and Kaohsiung from four and a half hours to just 90 minutes.A 700T train has 12 car sets in total. It features a multi-engine system and 9 out of 12 cars provides power for the train. What it offers are the speed and space.

The powerful motors in 700T provide an acceleration from 0-186.4 mph in just 15 minutes.

Specs & Features:

  • Top speed: 186.4 miles per hour
  • Power output: 36 × 285 kW (382 hp) = 10.26 MW (13,760 hp)
  • Acceleration: 0 to 186.4 mph in 15 minutes
  • 12 car sets
  • Bi-directional operation
  • Instability detection system
  • Fire and smoke detectors
  • Station stopping control
  • Single business class with 66 seats
  • 11 standard class cars with 923 seats

9. ETR 500 Frecciarossa – 186.4 mph

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ETR 500 Frecciarossa – Italy
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ETR 500 is a family of Italian high-speed trains introduced in 1993. Designed under the aegis of the Ferrovie dello Stato, it is now operated by Trenitalia on RFI tracks

Specs & Features:

  • Top speed: 186.4 miles per hour
  • Offers 72 connections daily
  • Modified version of ETR 500 train
  • 4 cabins- standard, premium, business and exeutive
  • soundproof
  • Free Wi-Fi

8. SNCF TGV Duplex – 198.8 mph

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SNCF TGV Duplex – France
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The TGV Duplex is a French high-speed train of the TGV family, manufactured by Alstom, and operated by the French national railway company SNCF. It is unique among TGV trains in that it features bi-level carriages. The Duplex inaugurated the third generation of TGV trainsets.

Specs & Features:

  • Top speed: 198.8 miles per hour
  • Double-deck, high-speed train
  • 508 seats in total
  • Eco-friendly design
  • 90% recyclability rate
  • Main classes- standard, first class and TGV Pro
  • Free Wi-Fi

7. Alstom Euroduplex – 198.8 mph

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Alstom Euroduplex – France
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The Alstom Avelia Euroduplex, more commonly known as just Euroduplex, is a high-speed double decker electric multiple unit train manufactured by Alstom. It is primarily operated by the French national railway company SNCF, and also in operation with the Moroccan national railway company ONCF.

Specs & Features:

  • Top speed: 198.8 miles per hour
  • Multi-system, double deck train
  • 1020 seats in total
  • Low power consumption
  • Realtime travel information facility

6. E5 Series Shinkansen Hayabusa – 198.8 mph

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E5 Series Shinkansen Hayabusa – Japan
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The E5 series is a Japanese Shinkansen high-speed train type operated by East Japan Railway Company on Tohoku Shinkansen services since 5 March 2011 and on Hokkaido Shinkansen services since 26 March 2016.

Specs & Features:

  • Top speed: 198.8 miles per hour
  • 15 meters long nose
  • 10 car sets
  • 731 seats in total
  • Main classes- standard, green and gran class
  • Standard class with 658 seats
  • Green class with 55 seats
  • Gran class with 18 extra comfortable power-reclining seats

Top 10 Fastest Trains In The World 2019

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5. Talgo 350 – 217.4 mph

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Talgo 350 – Spain
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The AVE Class 102 or S-102 is a high-speed train used for the AVE service and operated in Spain by the state-run railway company RENFE. Outside AVE service, Talgo markets this train as Talgo 350. Further production of closely related trains, differing in seating arrangement resulted in the S-112.

Specs & Features:

  • Top speed: 217.4 miles per hour
  • 2 driving cars
  • 12 passenger cars
  • Main classes- club, first, bistro and coach class
  • Real time information panels on car sets

4. Siemens Velaro E/AVS 103 – 217.4 mph

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Siemens Velaro E/AVS 103 – Spain
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Siemens Velaro is a family of high-speed EMU trains used in Germany, Belgium, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Spain, China, Russia and Turkey. The Velaro is based on the ICE 3M/F high-speed trains manufactured by Siemens for the Deutsche Bahn.

Specs & Features:

  • Top speed: 217.4 miles per hour
  • 8 passenger car sets
  • 404 seats in total
  • Runs between Barcelona and Madrid

3. AGV Italo – 223.6 mph

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AGV Italo – Italy
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The AGV is a standard gauge, high-speed, electric multiple-unit train designed and built by Alstom. Alstom offers the AGV in configurations from seven to fourteen carriages, seating 245 to 446 persons. The trains are constructed from units comprising three cars and single-car driver-trailers.

Specs & Features:

  • Top speed: 223.6 miles per hour
  • Multi-unit train
  • Eco-friendly design
  • 98% recyclability rate
  • 11 car sets
  • Main classes- club, prima and smart class
  • Adjustable leather seats
  • Free Wi-Fi

2. Harmony CRH 380A – 236.12 mph

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Harmony CRH 380A -China
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The CRH380A Hexie is a Chinese electric high-speed train that was developed by CSR Corporation Limited and is currently manufactured by CSR Qingdao Sifang Locomotive & Rolling Stock Co., Ltd.

Specs & Features:

  • Top speed: 236.12 miles per hour
  • Multi-unit train
  • Fish-head design
  • Vibration free bogies
  • 494 seats in total
  • VIP sightseeing section
  • One whole car unit for serving for food & drinks

1. Shanghai Maglev – 267.8 mph

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Shanghai Maglev – China
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The Shanghai Maglev Train or Shanghai Transrapid is a magnetic levitation train, or maglev line that operates in Shanghai. The line is the third commercially operated magnetic levitation line in history, after the British Birmingham Maglev and the German M-Bahn, and the first commercial high-speed maglev.

Specs & Features:

  • Top speed: 267.8 miles per hour
  • Acceleration: 0 to 267.8 mph in just 4 minutes
  • No wheel
  • Only commercially operated maglev in the world
  • Runs between Long Yang Road and Pudong international airport
  • 574 seats in total
  • US$8 for a regular ticket
  • US$16 for a VIP ticket

So, these were the amazing Top 10 Fastest Trains In the world.

Top 10 Fastest Trains In The World 2019

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