Transport Day 2022: 10 November is celebrated as Transport Day in India i.e. ‘Transport Day’. Along with this, the world’s first motorcycle was introduced on this day. By the way, talking about transport in today’s era, apart from road and air, the railway is the biggest mode of transport. A large number of people travel by train in India. According to a report, people equal to the population of Australia are on rail travel in India every day. Many high-speed trains are running in the country like Shatabdi, Rajdhani, Tejas, and Vande Bharat. However, their speed is still very low compared to other countries. China’s maglev train is the fastest in the world. Its maximum speed is 600 kilometers per hour. That is, if this train runs in India, then it can reach Prayagraj from Delhi in just 1 hour. Let’s know the 10 fastest trains in the world.
- Shanghai Maglev Train – China
China’s Shanghai Maglev Train is one of the fastest trains in the world. The speed of this train is 460 kilometers per hour. That is, this train can travel about 38 km in 5 minutes. However, in July 2021, this train also made a record of running at a speed of 600 km per hour. This train is one of the fastest-moving ground vehicles in the world. This train connects Shanghai’s Pudong Airport with Longyang Station. This train runs on electromagnetic force technology. It does not have wheels.
- Euroduplex TGV Train – France
This train is the best example of high-speed rail technology. Euroduplex TGV train is the fastest train with steel wheels in the world. This train had set a record of 574.8 km per hour on 3 April 2007. It is also the world’s first double-decker high-speed train. More than 1000 passengers can travel on this train at a time.
- Harmony CRH380A Train – China
Another train Harmony CRH 380A from China is a high-speed train. Its maximum speed is 380 kilometers per hour. This bullet train, running from Beijing to Shanghai, the capital of China, was started in October 2010. This train is manufactured by CSR Qingdao Sifang Locomotive & Rolling Stock.
- AGV-Italo Train – Italy
This train runs on the Napoli-Roma-Firenze-Bologna-Milano corridor of Italy. Its speed is 360 kilometers per hour. This train is running since April 2012. The coaches for this modern train have been designed by Alstom company. It is one of the most modern trains in Europe.
- Siemens Velaro AVS 103 Train – Spain
The Siemens Velaro AVE S 103 train running in Spain is also one of the world’s high-speed trains. The operational speed of this train is 350 kilometers per hour. This train runs between Barcelona of Spain and the capital Madrid.
- Talgo 350 Train – Spain
The Talgo 350, which is based in Spain itself, achieved a maximum speed of 365kmph during its trial run. While its maximum speed is 350 kmph. The T350 was developed by the patented Talgo (Tren Articulado Ligero Goicoechea Oriol) and is manufactured by Talgo in association with Bombardier Transportation.
- Trenitalia Frecciarossa Train – Europe
The speed of this train is 354 kmph. This train running in Europe is also known as RED ARROW. This train was launched in 2015. It is known for its exquisite interiors, cafes, and snack bars.
- ICE Train – Germany
Germany’s ICE train is also included of the world’s fastest trains. This train is running since 2002, but recently its speed has increased. This train runs at a speed of 330 kmph. In Deutsche, Bahn-ICE ICE stands for Intercity Express. This is a type of high-speed EMU train.
- Shinkansen Hayabusa Train – Japan
This is a high-speed train running in Japan. Shinkansen means bullet train in Japan. This train runs at a speed of 320 km/h. This train is made by Kawasaki Heavy Industry and Hitachi.
- THSR 700T – Taiwan
Taiwan’s THSR 700T high-speed train runs at a speed of 300 kilometers per hour. This train covers the distance from Taiwan’s capital Taipei to Kaussiung in just one and a half hours. If this distance is covered by car, then it takes 4 and a half hours.