Published On: Wed, Jun 8th, 2016

Top 10 Fastest Bullet Trains in the World 2016


Time is most precious thing in the world because it once gone, never come back so the safety of this precious thing of the world man has made many revolution and discover many miracles from this world so man has made many machines as well as gadgets for this aspect.

So travelling is made easy to save more time of the people because there was a time when travelling was so slow because people travel in bullock carts so after the discovery of technology, it revolutionized the field of travelling because they invent motor bikes then cars and also fastest mean of communication Aeroplanes but discovery of bullet train was also amazing because it is second fastest mean of communication in the world. It has fastest speed and also extra large capacity of passengers which may be up to thousand.

So here is the list of top 10 fastest bullet trains in the world.

10: THSR 700T, 300 kmph, Taiwan

THSR is famous high speed fastest Bullet train in the world, the train belongs to Taiwan, train was designed and manufactured in Japan in 2007, travel between Taipei and Kosyung, therefore it has high speed of 300 kilometers per hour. So it also capacity to hold more passengers with this amazing speed, train was made by collaboratively famous heavy machinery companies like Nippon, Kawasaki and Hitachi, it was a huge project because 30 trains were made with total cost of 3.4 billion dollars. The best feature of this train is that it takes only 15 minutes to touch the highest speed instead of highest speed; it is also more comfortable to travel in this master piece fastest train of the world.


9: ETR 500 Frecciarossa Train, 300 kmph, Italy

ETR 500 Fecciarossa is another master fastest bullet train which has capacity to travel 50 kilometers per hour more than that of previous one THSR 700 but travel usually with 300 kilometers per hour due to tack and safety issues, it travel mostly in Italy from Rome to Milan by covering 460 kilometers in record best time of 2 hour and 40 minutes so there are 28 trains are there on the track to facilitate people of Italy. Instead of greatest speed it is also luxurious because it has great sound control, climate control with agronomic seats so it has four cabins including Platinum class, Standard Class, Executive Class and Business class, all these cabins are sound proof as well as also provided with wifi facility.


8: SNCF TGV Duplex, 320 kmph, France

SNCF TGV Duplex is also known as TGV Double Decker, is also best bullet train in the world with respect to speed and comfortable, this train is operated by SNCF railway company, also known as one of the oldest bullet train ever made in the history because it was manufactured between 1996 to 2004 but after full proof testing came on the track after 7 years in 2011. This train has maximum speed of 300 to 320 kilometers per hour; it has large capacity of passengers because almost more than 500 passengers can travel in this train by sitting on lower as well as upper berth of the train. Therefore so far known as famous train because travel in 230 places of country France but commute Paris and Masiley.


7: Alstom Euroduplex, 320 kmph, France

Alstom Euoduplex is another best as well as biggest capacity and fastest bullet train, so in this train more than thousand people can travel to their desired destinations, main feature of this train is that this commute country to country therefore it has large capacity. So train is operate in many countries like France, Switzerland, Spain, Germany and many other European countries, so far known as upper version of TGV Double Decker. Now it is operated NSCF with the similar speed of previous one which has speed about 320 kilometers per hour so with extra large speed and capacity of this master design known as fastest bullet train in the world.


6: E5 Series Shinkansen Hayabusa, 320 kmph, Japan

E5 Series Shinkansen Hayabusa is the fastest bullet train of technological country of the world, Japan, Shinkansen means Bullet train in Japan, interesting to know that during the trial of this train the speed of this giant one was about 400 kilometers per hour but now ran with the speed of 320 kilometers per hour due to track as well as track issues so this is another huge project by Kawasaki and Hitachi Heavy machines. The front part of the train was manufactured in aerodynamic design so it is also known as luxurious train because to avoid any kind of Jerk bogeys of train are made flat in plain form therefore main feature of this train is that it is totally risk free because it has also system of automatic driver which prevent from any kind of mistake commit by driver.



5: Talgo 350, 350 kmph, Spain

Talgo 350 is leading bullet train service in Spain because this train travels between two major cities of Spain on lines of Madrid and Barcelona, there are 46 trains of this kind operating in this country to facilitate the citizens, the front of this train just look like of beak of the Duck which helps this train to ran more fast due to less resistance of air so top speed of this train is about 350 kilometers per hour. It has 2 cabins for driver as well as 12 cabins for passengers in which provide four kinds of seating facility named as bistro class, club class, first class and coach class, in this train passengers are also provided with facility of audio-video facility for entertainment.


4: Siemens Velaro E/AVS 103, 350 kmph, Spain

Siemens Velaro is currently known as fastest bullet train in the world because at time of manufacture speed of this giant one was more than 400 kilometers per hour but due to line and safety issues it was bound to 350 kilometers. This train service is also operated by Spain railway network because train is facilitating people between Madrid and Barcelona in the country so it can take 2 hours 30 minutes to cover the distance of 504 kilometers, it has about 8 passengers cabins in which have capacity of 404 passengers travel at same time so this is known as master piece by Siemens heavy machinery company because after this country company has many projects in many other countries of the world.


3: AGV Italo, 360 kmph, Italy

AGV Italo is the fastest bullet train service in Italy but also in the world because during the trail of this train it has broke all records with the highest speed of 574 kilometers per hour in 2007 but now running with master speed of 360 kilometers per hour as it was another amazing project by French Company Alstom, The train run in the pathway of Napoli-Roma-friange-Bologra-Milano. So in 2008 NTV company of Italy bought 25 AGV trains for more than Euro 650 million so it is as much fastest because distance of Nipoli to Rome is about 190 kilometers therefore it takes less than 1 hour to complete this journey, more interesting fact about this train is that it is made of such material in which about 98 percent is recycled by making it accommodating for our environment.


2: Harmony CRH 380A, 380 kmph, China

Harmony CRH 380A is second fastest bullet train not only in China but also in the world because it has capacity to ran with high speed of 380 kilometers per hour, as according to reports it speed of this train was about 417 kilometers so due to its speed 380 kilometers its name also comes with this CRH 380A so this came on the track in 2010. This master speed train travels between two major cities of China Beijing and Shanghai, The train is manufactured as well as designed by CSR Locomotive and Rolling Stock companies so it was made with light aluminum material, its front is like that of fish as this train has capacity of travelling more than 494 people at a time so in this train each passenger provided the facilities of reading lamp, power port and electronic display.


1: Shanghai Maglev, 431 kmph, China

Shanghai Maglev is the fastest bullet train in the world which also belongs to greatest as well as technological country of the world China; it made revolution in the world which also recall the real meaning of bullet train because it has speed about 431 kilometers per hour but has average speed of 250 kilometers per hour. So this train started its services in 2004, this train service is recently operated by Shanghai Maglev Development Co-operation as this is another master huge project by Taisen and Siemens Heavy machinery so it has capacity of 573 passengers travel at a same time but matter of concern is that ticket of this trains which is from 8 to 16 dollars because it is most luxurious train in the world.


Top 10 Fastest Bullet Trains in the World 2016
Rank train Name Speed Country
1 Shanghai Maglev 431 kmph China
2 Harmony CRH 380A 380 kmph China
3 AGV Italo 360 kmph Italy
4 Siemens Velaro E/AVS 103 350 kmph Spain
5 Talgo 350 350 kmph Spain
6 E5 Series Shinkansen Hayabusa 320 kmph Japan
7 Alstom Euroduplex 320 kmph France
8 SNCF TGV Duplex 320 kmph France
9 ETR 500 Frecciarossa Train 300 kmph Italy
10 THSR 700T 300 kmph Taiwan