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High speed trains


High-speed trains operates faster than the normal speed of rail traffic. The minimum speed limit to consider a train as High speed train is 250 km/h (155 mph) when operating on dedicated tracks. Commercial speed is usually about 300 km/h (186 mph) for the majority of trains.

ImageMaximum speedSpeed recordLevelsPassenger capacityEntered serviceWeightTrain lengthManufacturerCountriesWikipedia
L0 Series505 km/h603 km/h 201517282013299 mMitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nippon
China Railways CRH380A380 km/h486 km/h14942010203 mChina South Locomotive & Rolling Stock Corporation
China Railways CRH2C350 km/h394.2 km/h16102007201.4 mKawasaki Heavy Industries, Sifang Locomotive and Rolling
ICE 3330 km/h368 km/h14602000409 t200
Talgo 350330 km/h365 km/h1318Feb. 26th 2005 322 t200 mTalgo,
SNCF TGV Duplex320 km/h574.8 km/h 20072512Jun. 21st 1995 380 t200 mALSTOM (GEC-Alsthom)
Shinkansen E5320 km/h320 km/h17312011453.5 t253 mHitachi, Kawasaki Heavy
SNCF TGV Atlantique300 km/h515.3 km/h 199014851989444 t237.5
SNCF TGV Sud-Est300 km/h (270 km/h originally)380.4 km/h 198113501981385 t200
ETR 500300 km/h362 km/h 200916711992640 t354.33 mTREVI
THSR 700T300 km/h315 km/h19892007503 t304 mKawasaki Heavy Industries, Rolling Stock Company, Hitachi Rail, Nippon
Sapsan250 km/h290 km/h16042009667 t250
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