1 . SHANGHAI MAGLEV TRAIN CHINA
Operating speed: 431 km/h,Capacity: 501 km/h
The Chinese magnetic levitation train was built as a joint venture by Siemens and ThyssenKrupp and was launched in 2003. It travels the 30km trip from downtown Shanghai to the Pudong International Airport in less than eight minutes.
2 . CRH380A CHINA
Operating speed: 349 km/h,Capacity: 487 km/h
Manufactured by CSR Qingdao Sifang Locomotive and Rolling Stock Company, the CRH380A was launched in 2010 and can carry up to 494 passengers.
3 . AGV ITALO ITALY
Operating speed: 360 km/h, Capacity: 574.8 km/h
Designed by Alstom, the AGV (Automotrice
4 . SHINKANSEN E5 JAPAN
Operating speed: 320 km/h, Capacity: 400 km/h
Nicknamed the duck billed platypus because of its distinctive nose, the Shinkansen E5 bullet train began commercial operations in 2011. The train is operated by East Japan Railway Company and connects Tokyo with Aomori.
5 . TGV FRANCE
Operating speed: 320 km/h, Capacity: 380 km/h
Frances TGV (Train
6 . ICE 3 GERMANY
Operating speed: 320 km/h, Capacity: 369 km/h
The Intercity Express (ICE 3) is built by Siemens Bombardier and operated by Germany
7 . KTX SANCHEON SOUTH KOREA
Operating speed: 305 km/h, Capacity: 330 km/h
Built by Hyundai Rotem, South Korea
8 . AVE S 103 SPAIN
Operating speed: 300 km/h, Capacity: 402 km/h
9 . BRITISH RAIL CLASS 373 EUROSTAR UK
Operating speed: 300 km/h, Capacity: 335 km/h
The British Rail Class 373 Eurostar travels between London, Paris and Brussels, running under the English Channel, with a stop at Disneyland Paris. It also operates seasonal routes to Avignon and the French Alps. It started operations in 1993.
10 . THSR 700T TAIWAN
Operating speed: 300 km/h, Capacity: 315 km/h
Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) 700T began operations in 2007 and carries almost a 1,000 passengers between the capital, Taipei, and the city of Kaohsiung.