The World’s Fastest High-speed Trains in 2022

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The Valero RUS is a Russian gauge high speed electric express train, developed by the German-based company Siemens. It can accommodate 600 passengers in a 10-car configuration.

Velaro RUS

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The Talgo 350 is better aerodynamically designed to handle the air currents and pressure at high speeds. It runs on 4,000kW power lines and standard gauge tracks.

Talgo 350

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The CRH2 series is a power-delivered, AC-powered electric multi-unit train that uses an aluminum alloy hollow profile body. It is based on the E2 series of the Japanese Shinkansen.

CRH2C and CRH3C

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AVE (short for Alta Velocidad Espaola) is a service for high-speed rail operated by the Spanish national railway company, Renfe.

AVE

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The E5 and H5 series Shinkansen are both Japanese high-speed trains with electric active suspension.

Shinkansen E5 and H5 Series

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The AGV 575 (Automotris Grande Vitesse) is a standard gauge, high-speed electric multiple-unit train manufactured by Alstom.

AGV 575

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Zefiro is a new generation of very high speed trains designed by Bombardier Transportation. They are one of the most economical and eco-friendly trains, which were first introduced in China.

Bombardier Zefiro 380

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The CRH380A is designed to operate at a cruise speed of 217 mph (350 km/h), although it can achieve even higher speeds. The original 8-car trainset could reach 302 mph (486 km/h).

CRH380A Hexie

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The CRH380B/BL Hexie is a variant of the Siemens Velaro high-speed train. It has a maximum operating speed of 186 mph (300 km/h), although it is capable of achieving much higher speeds.

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