How Fast Does the Bullet Train Go?


The bullet train is a system of high-speed railway lines in Japan operated by four Japan Railways Group companies. Between Hiroshima and Kokura the bullet train covers the 120mile distance in only 44 minutes. It averages a speed of 262km/h or 164mph which is the fastest listed train service worldwide.
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The track is very smooth and precisely positioned. The train is streamlined. The engine is powerful and it is good for the earth!
Bullet trains in Japan can go 217 mph.
The Tokaido Shinkansen, connecting Tokyo, Nagoya, Kyoto and Osaka, was inaugurated in the year 1964 as the first shinkansen line and the world's first high speed train. In 1964 the
Year, Country, Train, Speed, MPH, Comments 1963, Japan, Shinkansen, 159MPH, First country to develop HSR technology 1965 West Germany Class 103 locomotives 124MPH Second country to
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The average speed of a bullet train is 262km/h or 164mph which is the fastest scheduled train service in the world. Japan was the first country to build dedicated railway lines for high speed travel.
High-speed trains travel at around 275 km/h on average. The fastest conventional high-speed trains are French TGVs. The current TGV speed record is 574.8 kilometres per hour (357.2 mph). Maglev trains are faster, but there are very few in service, mostly as test facilities. The world speed record was set by one at 581 kilometres per hour (361 mph).
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