10 Fastest Trains in the World  |  Max speed 603 km/h (375 mph)
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10 Fastest Trains in the World | Max speed 603 km/h (375 mph)

October 12, 2019


Maximum speed of high-speed trains
has been gradually increased in the past century. And the hunger for higher speed
never stops as it’s proven beneficial in improving people’s productivity,
lower carbon footprint, as well as smaller mortality rate
compared to other modes of transportations. That’s why maximum speed testing on
new train prototypes is held occasionally. These are 10 fastest
train models in the world. Tenth place, 300X. 300X or Class 955 is the Shinkansen
trial model introduced in 1992. Six total units were produced by four different
vendors with little variations among them. In July 1996, Unit 6 which is
the last unit managed to clock 443 km/h in test-running and became Shinkansen’s
fastest train record which still stands today. Nineth place, Transrapid 07. Germany’s transrapid development began in 1969. 19 years later, the seventh generation
model registered maximum cruising of 450 km/h along one-year-old Ermsland
test-run facility. Until today, it remains the
fastest rail record in Germany. Eighth place, CRH380A. China relied on foreign trains
for their first generation fleet. In early 2008, a development of
homegrown high-speed trains began with a target of commercial speed of
380 km/h, hence the model was named CRH380A. On December 3rd, 2010; the train reached
486.1 km/h during 220 km test-run. Seventh place, CRH380BL. Derived from Germany’s Siemens Velaro, 100 units of CRH380BL were built
locally by China Northern Railways Company. During a subsequent test on
January 10th, 2011; these 16-car trainsets broke China’s own locomotive record of
487.3 km/h; that’s about 1.2 km/h faster. Sixth place, Transrapid SMT. The only commercial version of
Transrapid train began its operation between Shanghai International Airport
and Longyang Road Station with travel distance of 30 km.
Albeit able to reach 501 km/h, the daily operating speed
is capped at 431 km/h which was already the fastest
commercial speed during that time. Fifth place, TGV Atlantique. TGV Atlantique is the 2nd TGV
model introduced by Alstrom in 1989 for France high-speed rail service.
On a sunny day of 18th May, TGV Atlantique trainset 308 cruised along
LGV Atlantique railway line at 515.3 km/h. It was the fastest commercial
train model on the planet. Forth place, ML-500. Miyazaki test track was
built at the length of 7 km with monorail track upon opening in 1977,
but changed to u-shape in late 1980. The first trial train model,
ML-500, was built specifically to become the first ever train
to break 500km/h speed mark. Third Place, TGV POS. A series of test runs called Operation
V150 were conducted on the LGV Est prior to its June 2007 opening
using a specially modified train. On April 3rd 2007,
top speed of 574.8 km/h was reached, making it the fastest
wheeled train on the planet. Second Place, MLX01. Yamanashi test track is the
third generation track specifically for testing maglev train
at the length of 43 km. Upon its completion, MLX01
trains were introduced in 1997. From that day, continuous efforts were made
by exercising serial test-run for years. In 2003, the train clocked 581 km/h which
was the fastest train ever during that time. First Place, L0 Series. When the MLX01 service was
terminated in 2011, JR Central, the body which governs
Japan research in maglev train introduced a new generation
train model called L0 Series. L0 Series was shown to public in
November 2012. On April 21st, 2015; a seven-car train set a new land
speed record for rail vehicles at 603 km/h. It is the only rail vehicle
ever surpassed 600 speed mark.

100 Comments

  • Reply Amparo Alvarez June 28, 2018 at 5:18 am

    The outside of the number two Japanese train is beautiful…Not the inside though

  • Reply Lorenzo Quiros June 30, 2018 at 3:18 pm

    China started operating the latest train CR400AF and CR400BF in 2016. Design speed to 420Km/h, Operating speed to 400Km/h, The current operating speed is 350km/h.

    Did not test the highest speed.

  • Reply 赵光耀 July 6, 2018 at 3:43 am

    买不到车票的老古董就不要放上去啦

  • Reply Horvavant July 7, 2018 at 2:10 pm

    This 603 kph only testing speed.

  • Reply Tyrant Love July 11, 2018 at 1:40 am

    中国在向全世界先进技术学习,

  • Reply Chhote Singh July 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    totally wrong

    world's fastest train tested by indian railway "gatiman express"
    650 km/h in 2018

    and now india will be the first nation in the world who will operate the hyperloop at speed of 1200km/h…… lol

  • Reply Vijay Gode July 12, 2018 at 6:35 pm

    Nice video.

  • Reply osamaFXX July 13, 2018 at 3:43 pm

    Investing in fast Eco mass transport is always a true drive force of sustainability for modern societies.

  • Reply Bahari Oktafian July 18, 2018 at 9:15 am

    The speaker is Japanese

  • Reply Dizz July 18, 2018 at 2:20 pm

    Winter is coming bois!

  • Reply Dex Man July 21, 2018 at 5:15 am

    Who needs a Bugati Chiron… its slower 😂

  • Reply 素人は黙っとれ July 23, 2018 at 3:15 pm

    速さだけ自慢しても意味ない、安全性が一番大事。

  • Reply ibrahim iksi July 24, 2018 at 2:21 pm

    This life is short our existence is a precious opportunity to achieve the eternal happiness

  • Reply J Antonio Valdez July 25, 2018 at 4:42 pm

    None of the top five has been commercially used in large scale. They are all in testing.

  • Reply Niuhuru Lang July 28, 2018 at 11:55 am

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fumYdO9XknE
    and 70% high speed rail ways are in China.
    From Beijing to Guangzhou, 2300km, 8 hrs. 120 us dollar for second class.200 dollar for first class

  • Reply nhil gallanosa August 1, 2018 at 1:03 am

    Japan's bullet train is the fastest..
    don't argue with me..

  • Reply James Daniel August 2, 2018 at 2:51 pm

    Yeah, I think India should start a High Speed Train project……..LOL

  • Reply Muse August 6, 2018 at 3:27 pm

    China keep it up. Love from India

  • Reply Taz-on-the-loose Yusef August 7, 2018 at 3:28 pm

    china and Japan belongs to advanced civilisation, USA,Africa and Europe are in medieval era, middle east are in stone age

  • Reply Donald Li August 8, 2018 at 3:15 am

    The narrative is confusing

  • Reply 赢政 August 9, 2018 at 2:57 am

    CRH runs about 150km/h when you really take on it.

  • Reply Taser Ali August 13, 2018 at 2:37 pm

    taser.ali

  • Reply Anak malaysia August 14, 2018 at 6:42 am

    Malaysia bila nak buat

  • Reply Naulo Sanchar August 14, 2018 at 5:38 pm

    Awesome video

  • Reply Lockon Stratos August 15, 2018 at 3:38 pm

    USA always wins, not fair

  • Reply Oni Tank August 16, 2018 at 5:02 pm

    やったぜ

  • Reply Danielyn Dizon August 17, 2018 at 9:13 am

    Sub Back please 😇

  • Reply ARD REMIX August 19, 2018 at 9:26 pm

    TGV is the best

  • Reply Godinogroup VG August 22, 2018 at 2:03 pm

    But it isn’t correct! The TGV can’t go at 560km/h!

  • Reply EVOLUTION September 4, 2018 at 12:28 am

    Lol some Japanese guy got soooo pissed

  • Reply 。八ツ橋 September 10, 2018 at 11:59 am

    シ↑ン↓カ↑ン↓セ↑ン↓

  • Reply Clint Tapper September 10, 2018 at 4:25 pm

    I just need to correct you on one minor point, you kept saying fastest rail records when you were talking about the maglevs, a maglev specifically isn't a rail train.

    It's a maglev.

  • Reply Alex925 September 16, 2018 at 5:26 am

    I hate parts where you speed up the video just to make impression of speed… really annoying!

  • Reply Bird k September 17, 2018 at 6:29 am

    ドイツ製、上海Transrapidと、日本のリニアは別枠で良いだろ。鉄道としては、保守効率や運用コストを考えれば350km/h、機械効率600km/hだから日本はリニアの開発に着手したわけだし、ずっと時間、値段、サービスを、航空機と比較されて来たからね。現在、東京←→大阪までなら、LCCの勝ちだよ。

  • Reply strongforu September 22, 2018 at 9:43 pm

    I recently rode the Shinkansen train from Tokyo to Kyoto round trip and it was an amazing ride. Smooth, quiet and very relaxing. I was surprised that, even at high speeds, one can still enjoy the scenery outside.

  • Reply Uddin Shams September 22, 2018 at 11:09 pm

    TGV is the Best 🇫🇷

  • Reply Million Trillion September 24, 2018 at 6:31 pm

    صٙلُّوْعٙلٙیْہ وٙآلِہ۔ صٙلُّوْعٙلٙیْہ وٙآلِہ۔  صٙلُّوْعٙلٙیْہ وٙآلِہ

  • Reply 梅花,梅花滿天下 September 26, 2018 at 12:06 am

    Mit der Geschwindigkeit würde ich lieber mit Flugzeug fahren. Die Flugzeuge sind sicherer als so schnelle Züge.

  • Reply The Handyman October 2, 2018 at 2:06 pm

    So how fast can a regular train go.

  • Reply ONLY MOTIVATIONAL MOVIE/VIDEO October 4, 2018 at 7:13 am

    Great

  • Reply yukkanen October 13, 2018 at 5:09 am

    chinese one is made from germany.not need to know this

  • Reply Ichsan Dwi1999 October 13, 2018 at 11:41 am

    Help I scared

  • Reply sky closed October 25, 2018 at 8:46 am

    先代リニアが出てきてちょっと感動した。忘れられない子でよかった。

  • Reply Juno October 28, 2018 at 5:16 am

    If the speed of filling the vehicle with the victim after the accident happens, China is the world's best!

  • Reply OlDoinyo November 6, 2018 at 3:20 am

    Technically, maglevs are not railroads, so one could argue that they have not set any rail records. They are something a bit different.

  • Reply Still wasting my time on Youtube! November 15, 2018 at 10:58 am

    Your voice is sooooo coool!

  • Reply I. T. November 26, 2018 at 11:05 am

    1:21 well i am from germany. we never used or use it. everyday or so here. i was in japan, that's what i call engineering for everbody! with the german ICE (the normal one, every german ride, we also have IC) i take 11 hours….to my parents. 900km. from stuttgart to the north next to Rostock. i would go by car in 9 hours via the Autobahn, but I am alone and drive all the time by myself? wish me luck for my christmas travel. haha. afterall german engineering seems overrated to the outside world. i mean…with trains. trains are very awful here.

  • Reply Gerald Nuñe November 26, 2018 at 10:40 pm

    MRT

  • Reply ナコナ November 28, 2018 at 4:49 am

    リニアもカッコいいネ(^_^)v

  • Reply Fabio Wagner Veloso December 4, 2018 at 9:28 pm

    Japan is amazing!

  • Reply black sea January 6, 2019 at 1:53 am

    Shanghai Maglev is the fastest commercial used at 431kmp since 2004

  • Reply Your Dad January 7, 2019 at 8:35 am

    Me to rajdhani soch raha tha 😂🇮🇳bolo jai congress

  • Reply ゆて January 9, 2019 at 1:09 pm

    2位のやつよくよく見たらデザインキモすぎて草

  • Reply Yoga Andoyo Aji January 30, 2019 at 10:16 am

    i love hello kitty shinkansen and double deck shinkansen

  • Reply Lion Warrior February 4, 2019 at 9:42 am

    Ye Japan me 600 km speed se bullet train chalta hai aur India ko 300 km Wala bullet train de raha hai

  • Reply Zoulou13 [ZS] February 5, 2019 at 9:52 pm

    3:09 not Alstrom its Alstom 😉

  • Reply andylanful February 8, 2019 at 7:04 am

    Japan’s nuclear pollution ranks first。日本の核汚染は海と世界を破壊する

  • Reply th_ Ruu February 9, 2019 at 7:58 am

    japan….

  • Reply mzyamimarik February 12, 2019 at 1:36 pm

    Japan hi – tech, traffic and culture .The world No 1 Super Power ! ! ! BANZAI JAPAN !

  • Reply Alfie Powell February 18, 2019 at 1:05 pm

    TRAINSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS AND MORE TRAINSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS. ALFIE E

  • Reply Mark06 February 18, 2019 at 2:01 pm

    何故荒れる…

  • Reply Rtas Vadum February 19, 2019 at 11:40 pm

    It’s ALSTOM not ALSTROM

  • Reply Nelu Belu February 20, 2019 at 1:07 am

    Sunt avioane care nu zboară cu viteza asta 🙂

  • Reply Erebos 008 February 20, 2019 at 12:46 pm

    2:03 is this the same like the ICE?

  • Reply Bonnie Daniel Comunica February 20, 2019 at 4:05 pm

    No entiendo ni un carajo

  • Reply Bonnie Daniel Comunica February 20, 2019 at 4:06 pm

    Si el título está en español por que hablan en otro idioma xD

  • Reply Bonnie Daniel Comunica February 20, 2019 at 4:06 pm

    Traducción

  • Reply Rongyao wang March 3, 2019 at 10:10 am

    日本實驗品⋯⋯fuck😎😎😎👈🏻👈🏻🐕

  • Reply Josue Ernesto March 5, 2019 at 7:12 am

    Hyperloop rules made for science and inventor by Elon Musk Overspeed faster 760Mph (1,200km/h)

  • Reply zahid dizdarevic March 18, 2019 at 6:50 am

    .

  • Reply Grand Priest Goku 神道悟空 March 20, 2019 at 1:50 am

    Bugatti chiron, Koenigsegg one: 1, and Henessey venom: "we are so damn fast"

    these trains be like "hold my powerline"

  • Reply Toner ink March 22, 2019 at 8:10 pm

    Lo series more like Loser series

  • Reply *Mat gacha* LOL March 23, 2019 at 12:17 pm

    FRANCE !! 😄😄😄😄je suis français MERCI SNCF

  • Reply Alex 10 tv March 24, 2019 at 11:43 am

    THE OUR TRAIN !
    ITALIAN FRECCIAROSSA 1000 !

  • Reply SUB 2 PEWDIEPIE NOW!! UNSUB T-SERIES PLZ March 31, 2019 at 2:51 am

    Imagine a head on collision with one of these… Ö

  • Reply RM-Stuffs日本 April 3, 2019 at 8:58 am

    I LOOOOVVVEEEEEE LO Series JR Maglev 🙂
    POOOOWWWEEEERRRRFFUUULLLLLLL ))))::::—-DDDD 🙂

  • Reply Stephane WU April 6, 2019 at 3:43 am

    Do not consider prototype trains. The fatest commercial train if the Maglev from Shanghai Airport to Pudong. PAS SNCF non plus.

  • Reply Flip Flipovec April 11, 2019 at 3:08 pm

    Japanese trains are the most beautiful and the fastest trains; on magnet! I love L= trains

  • Reply Flip Flipovec April 11, 2019 at 3:23 pm

    Japan is technology development country. Japan always number 1…..they always make many thing from impossible to possible…..that why I like this country…

  • Reply Flip Flipovec April 11, 2019 at 3:25 pm

    TGV POS train by 575 km/h is also great fast train! French railways have with excellent airwys AirFrance even the fastest trains in Europe! That's why I like France so much!

  • Reply saiz95 April 15, 2019 at 4:33 pm

    japon, france and germany are the best, others copycat!!!!!!

  • Reply themiamiguy April 17, 2019 at 2:34 pm

    It's Good

  • Reply Nicole Nicoleta April 18, 2019 at 7:51 am

    Romanian trains are "the best".😂😂

  • Reply anitha braj April 18, 2019 at 3:41 pm

    WHAT THE DICK

  • Reply Fair Scale April 19, 2019 at 4:40 pm

    I am STILL waiting for flying Trains.

  • Reply Szürke Eminenciás May 3, 2019 at 9:05 am

    A Máv mindent visz gyerekek.50 km 55 perc alatt

  • Reply 電車さんぷち May 5, 2019 at 12:11 pm

    日本語だった

  • Reply eka widyalifah May 30, 2019 at 6:53 pm

    Indonesian train top speed 76,6 kmh😄

  • Reply Daisy Ding June 6, 2019 at 2:12 am

    It's testing speed,not the speed in operation.

  • Reply Imran Qadir June 13, 2019 at 5:53 am

    These all trains are very, very, very slow, trains speed should be 10 thousand miles per hour so that a person can sit in the train from Karachi and reach to London in just only

  • Reply Rogerio Andrade June 18, 2019 at 12:33 am

    Those speeds were achieved in test runs, weren't they ?
    Is there any line that has a commercial speed above 400 km/h?

  • Reply Roy LUO July 13, 2019 at 5:55 am

    I love China

  • Reply りょーへー July 16, 2019 at 2:49 am

    It was Japan that over 500km/h and also 600km/h first in the world!
    500km/hを初めて超えたのも、600km/hを初めて超えたのも日本なんだな

  • Reply Nitsuj August 15, 2019 at 3:35 pm

    Meanwhile we got trains in the US clocking in at a max speed of frickin’ 100MPH taking us halfway across the country.

  • Reply Ryota 747400 August 16, 2019 at 6:01 am

    it's actually L0 (L zero) not LO.

  • Reply 小林武志 August 18, 2019 at 12:30 am

    リニアは素晴らしいの一言!更に改良を重ねて700kmまでいかないかな〜?
    今まで培ってきた技術やノウハウをこの日本で大事にしてもらいたいね!

  • Reply CREEPER AW MAN August 26, 2019 at 2:18 pm

    UR VOICE SUCK

  • Reply mike_13 August 29, 2019 at 10:45 pm

    If you know something you know this top isn't true

  • Reply 葵 桐生 September 9, 2019 at 1:05 am

    そんなに急いで何処へ行くw

  • Reply ZILONG WU October 6, 2019 at 11:52 am

    now china,s 复兴fuxing will at least no3

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