Top 10 Fastest Trains in the World 2011

In the last half centuries, several countries seriously transformed their public train service from coal base transportation to electric base rail and magnetic levitation. Some of them are capable to reach 500km per hour and it is clearly faster than any Formula 1 car ever made. To find more information, let’s check out top 10 fastest train in the world below.

10.MLU001 – Japan

10. MLU001 – Japan Top 10 Fastest Trains in the World

MLU001 is another Japanese made Maglev train which was very popular in 1987. The top speed is 248.9 mph or 400.4 km/hour and it was the pioneer of other super fast trains that were launched in 1990s and 2000s
9.TR-07 – Germany
 Top 10 Fastest Trains in the World

This train was a popular German Maglev train in the late 1980s. The average speed is 270.3 mph or 450km/hour. The rail is based in Hamburg and it was running by Magnetic levitation system. The newest version of TR-07 can reach top speed 500km/h
8. MLX01 – Japan
MLX01 Japan Top 10 Fastest Trains in the World
This train is a previous version of Shinkansen speed rail and in 1990s, it was operated with average speed 320mph/515 km/hour. During that decade, it is known as the fastest rail that operated in Japan
7.TGV- France
TGV France Top 10 Fastest Trains in the World
7.TGV- France
TGV is a national high speed rail of France that was developed by French National rail operator in cooperated with SNFC and Alstom. In connects major cities in Paris and other cities in nearby countries
Eurostar – UK Top 10 Fastest Trains in the World
6.Eurostar – UK
Eurostar is a high speed rail in Western Europe that connects London and Kent in England, Brussels in Belgium, until Paris and Lille in France. The average speed is around 300km/h
ave Spain Top 10 Fastest Trains in the World
AVE stands for Alta Velocidad Espanola or High speed rail of Spain. It connects major cities in Spain and the average speed during active operation is 300km/hour. The max speed is 362 km/h
4.Shinkanzen -Japan
4 Shinkanzen – Japan Top 10 Fastest Trains in the World
4.Shinkanzen – Japan
Shinkanzen is one of the most popular fast trains in the world. The route is starting from Fukuoka on Kyushu Island to Tokyo. Shinkanzen is a bullet type fast train with max speed 286 km/hour.
3.KTX korea
3 KTX II South Korean High Speed Train Top 10 Fastest Trains in the World
3.KTX – Korea
KTX or Korea Train eXpress is a South Korea high speed rail system that is managed by Korail. The technology is adapting French TGV rail system and it can move at normal speed 300km/h and max speed 352.4 km per hour
2. THSR Taiwan
THSR – Taiwan Top 10 Fastest Trains in the World
2.THSR – Taiwan
THSR or Taiwan High Speed Rail can move 335.50 km/h at max speed and the route is around west coast of Taiwan. It passes Kaohsiung city in Taipei city and it is operating since 5th January 2007
1. CRH2-China
1 CRH2 of China  Top 10 Fastest Trains in the World
CRH2 China
CRH2 is operating since 2007 and it is known as the modified of E2-1000 series of Shinkansen train. From Japan the max speed is 250 km/h, after it was modified by Sifang Locomotive and Rolling Stock, China manufacture, the train can run 350km/h and it is the fastest train in China this time.

Do you ever been on board with these models of train?

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