High-speed Rail - Existing Operations

Existing Operations


Operational high-speed lines in East Asia 310–320 km/h (193–199 mph) 270–300 km/h (168–186 mph) 250 km/h (155 mph)
200–230 km/h (124–143 mph) Under construction Other railways
  • Multiple world-speed-record holder, the French TGV family

  • The German ICE 3 high-speed electric multiple unit

  • The Italian ETR 500 Frecciarossa, the train running on the Italian high speed rail network. Operating commercially at 300 km/h, it reached 362 km/h on a test run.

  • The Spanish AVE Talgo-350, derived from the Talgo family

  • The Chinese CRH380A, recently developed for very high speeds

  • Allegro train at Helsinki Central railway station

  • Taiwan's Japanese-built 300 km/h operating, 315 km/h capable during test run 700T series train

  • The Japan Shinkansen N700 Series Shinkansen . N700 series trains have a maximum speed of 300 km/h (186 mph).

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