List of 10  Fastest Trains  in the World  2024 

16th February, 2024


Shanghai Maglev (China)

This magnetic levitation (maglev) train holds the absolute top speed record, reaching an incredible 460 km/h (286 mph) 

CR400 Fuxing Series  (China) 

Currently the fastest operating conventional high-speed train, boasting top speeds of 350 km/h (217 mph) on several lines. 

Harmony CRH 380A  (China)

Another Chinese high-speed leader, this train operates at 350 km/h (217 mph) 

TGV POS (France)

France's veteran high-speed train maintains an impressive top speed of 320 km/h (200mph). 

Siemens Velaro E (Spain)

The AVE S103 hits speeds of 350 km/h (217 mph) on Spanish rail lines. 

Shinkansen E5/H5 Series (Japan)

Reaching 320 km/h (200 mph), these sleek trains provide service on Japan's high-speed network. 

Frecciarossa 1000  (Italy)

The pride of Italy, these trains travel at speeds up to 350 km/h (217 mph) across the country. 

KTX-Sancheon (South Korea)

South Korea's high-speed offering reaches 305km/h (190 mph), providing swift connections. 

ICE 3  (Germany)

These workhorses of the German rail network operate at speeds reaching 300 km/h (186 mph). 

AGV Italo  (Italy)

Offering competition on Italian high-speed routes, these trains also match speeds of around 350 km/h (217 mph).