FASTEST TRAINS IN THE WORLD

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1).    Shanghai Maglev:

The fastest train in the world has a top speed of record breaking 430 km/h. The train had officially stared being operational in 2004, the train runs on magnetic levitation. The construction of this bullet started in 2001 and in just three years short time it was completed.  In a test run the train has once managed to achieve a record breaking 501km/h. Maglev has a length of 153m, height of 4.2m and a width of 3.7m.  The cost spent on this monster was $1.2billion which was built by Siemens and ThyssenKrupp. The route of the train is from Shanghai Pudong International Airport and the outskirts of Pudong. Since its operations in 2004 until now it is the in the world.


2). Harmony CRH 380 A:
The Chinese is the second fastest train on the planet, with a top speed of 380 km/h. The train managed to break the world record in 2010. The train runs from Beijing to Shanghai, the Chinese train has the most amazing capability that it is vibration free. The train was first displaced in World Expo in 2010 and then later that year the train started its operations.

AGV Italo train

3) AGV Italo:
The third in the world, with a top speed of 360km/h, the train had broken a world record in 2007 as well. The company which manufacture AGV Italo is Alstom. The train is the fastest one in Europe and after Chinese trains it is the fastest train in the world. The Italian train runs from Napoli to Milano in Italy.

AGV Italo train



 

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