Japan will build India's first bullet train: List of fastest trains

Japan will build India's first bullet train: List of fastest trains: List of fastest trains

has won the contract to build India's first bullet train that will link the cities of Mumbai and Ahmedabad. According to the Indian officials, the two countries will sign a joint statement regarding the deal on Saturday, December 12. Japan earlier had a deal with Taiwan, in 2007, on exporting its bullet train technology.
Here is a list of world's fastest trains:
Maglev bullet train, Japan
The fastest passenger train in the world can run at a speed of 603 kilometres per hour. It has a previous record of running at 581 kilometres per hour.
TR-09, Germany
TR-09 has been designed for 500 kilometres per hour voyaging speed but for the safety reasons, the train is run at 450 kilometres per hour.
Shanghai Maglev, China
Shanghai Maglev has a maximum operational speed of 430 kilometres per hour and average speed of 251 kilometres per hour.
Harmony CRH380A, China
This train is designed to operate at the speed of 380 kilometres per hour while in operation and 480 kilometres per hour while it's in testing.
TGV Reseau, France
TGV Reseau can run up to 380 kilometres per hour but the approved top speed of this train is 320 kilometres per hour.
Siemens Velaro E/AVS 103, Spain
Although the train usually runs at a speed of 350 kilometres per hour but during its test trip, it achieved a whopping speed of about 400 kilometres per hour.
Talgo 350 (T350), Spain
Initially named RENFE AVE Class 10, Taglo 350 achieved a speed of 365 kilometres per hour during its trial. However, it normally runs at a speed of 350 kilometres per hour.


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