The following is a list of high-speed trains, limited to conventional wheeled trains, that have been, are, or will be in commercial service.

A high-speed train is one intended for regular operations at speeds of over 200 km/h (125 mph), with a high level of service, and generally comprising multi-powered elements. Standard hauled trains, often able to reach 200 km/h, such as French Corail or German IC trains, unconventional trains, such as maglev and transrapid, and prototypes are excluded.

For this table, two "maximum speed" are given. The column operating speed refers to the maximum speed currently reached by the train in commercial operations. The column design speed refers to the theoretical maximum speed in commercial operations as announced by the manufacturer. Trains not yet in operation can't have operating speed.

High-speed trains (200 km/h or higher)
Name Operators Family Manufacturer Operating speed Design speed Service Records Picture
Acela Express Amtrak TGV-derived Alstom
Bombardier
240 km/h 266 km/h 2000
Afrosiyob Uzbekistan Railways Talgo 250 Talgo 250 km/h 250 km/h 2011 255 km/h
Alfa Pendular CP Pendolino Fiat Ferroviaria
Siemens
Sorefame
220 km/h [1] 220 km/h 1999[1] 236.6 km/h
Alvia Class 120
Variable gauge
RENFE CAF
Alstom
250 km/h 250 km/h 2004
Alvia Class 130
Variable gauge
RENFE Talgo 250 Talgo
Bombardier
250 km/h 250 km/h 2007
Alvia Class 730
Variable gauge
RENFE Talgo 250 Talgo
Bombardier
250 km/h 250 km/h 2012
Avant Class 104 RENFE Pendolino Alstom
CAF
250 km/h 250 km/h 2003
Avant Class 114 RENFE New Pendolino Alstom
CAF
250 km/h 250 km/h 2009
AVE Class 100 RENFE TGV Alstom
CAF
300 km/h 300 km/h 1992 357 km/h
AVE Class 102 RENFE Talgo 350 Talgo
Bombardier
300 km/h 330 km/h 2005 365 km/h
AVE Class 103 RENFE Siemens Velaro Siemens 310 km/h 350 km/h 2006 403.7 km/h[2]
Avril
Variable gauge
RENFE Avril Talgo - 380 km/h 2012
BR Class 43 (InterCity 125) CrossCountry
East Coast
East Midlands Trains
First Great Western
Grand Central Railway
HST BREL 200 km/h 200 km/h 1976 238 km/h
BR Class 91 (InterCity 225) East Coast APT BREL
Alstom
200 km/h 225 km/h 1988 262 km/h
BR Class 180 First Great Western
First Hull Trains
Grand Central Railway
Coradia Alstom 200 km/h 200 km/h 2002
BR Class 220 CrossCountry Voyager Bombardier 200 km/h 200 km/h 2001
BR Class 221 CrossCountry
Virgin Trains
Voyager Bombardier 200 km/h 200 km/h 2002
BR Class 222 East Midlands Trains Voyager Bombardier 200 km/h 200 km/h 2004
BR Class 390 Virgin Trains Pendolino Alstom 200 km/h 225 km/h 2002
BR Class 395 Southeastern A-Train Hitachi 225 km/h 225 km/h 2009 252 km/h[3]
CRH1A & CRH1B China Railway Corporation Regina Bombardier
Sifang
250 km/h 250 km/h 2007 278 km/h
CRH1E China Railway Corporation Zefiro Bombardier
Sifang
250 km/h 250 km/h 2009
CRH2A, CRH2B & CRH2E China Railway Corporation Shinkansen Kawasaki
Sifang
250 km/h 250 km/h 2007
CRH2C China Railway Corporation Shinkansen Sifang 300 km/h 350 km/h 2008
CRH3C China Railway Corporation Siemens Velaro Siemens
Tangshan
Changchun
300 km/h 350 km/h 2008 394.2 km/h
CRH5 China Railway Corporation New Pendolino Alstom
Changchun
250 km/h 250 km/h 2007
CRH380A & AL China Railway Corporation Shinkansen-derived Sifang 300 km/h 380 km/h 2010 486.1 km/h
CRH380B, BL & CL China Railway Corporation Siemens Velaro Siemens
Tangshan
Changchun
300 km/h 380 km/h 2011 487.3 km/h
CRH380D & DL China Railway Corporation Zefiro Bombardier
Sifang
300 km/h 380 km/h 2012
ED250 PKP Intercity New Pendolino Alstom 250 km/h 250 km/h 2013 293 km/h[4]
ETR 450 Trenitalia Pendolino Fiat Ferroviaria 200 km/h 280 km/h 1988
ETR 460 Trenitalia Pendolino Fiat Ferroviaria 250 km/h 250 km/h 1994
ETR 470 Trenitalia
SBB
Pendolino Fiat Ferroviaria 200 km/h 200 km/h 1997
ETR 480 Trenitalia Pendolino Fiat Ferroviaria 250 km/h 250 km/h 1997
ETR 500 Trenitalia Alstom
Bombardier
AnsaldoBreda
300 km/h 300 km/h 2000 362 km/h
ETR 575 NTV .Italo AGV Alstom 300 km/h 360 km/h 2011
ETR 600 Trenitalia New Pendolino Alstom 250 km/h 250 km/h 2008
ETR 610 Trenitalia
SBB
New Pendolino Alstom 250 km/h 250 km/h 2008 293 km/h[4]
ETR 1000 Trenitalia Zefiro Bombardier
AnsaldoBreda
- 400 km/h[5] 2015[5]
Eurostar Eurostar TGV Alstom 300 km/h 300 km/h 1993 334.7 km/h
Eurostar e320 Eurostar Siemens Velaro Siemens 320 km/h 320 km/h 2014
IC4 DSB AnsaldoBreda 200 km/h 200 km/h 2007
ICE 1 DB ICE Siemens,
ABB, AEG,
Krauss-Maffei, Krupp,
Thyssen-Henschel
280 km/h 280 km/h 1991 310 km/h
ICE 2 DB ICE Siemens
Adtranz
280 km/h 280 km/h 1996 316 km/h
ICE 3 Class 403 DB Siemens Velaro Siemens
Bombardier
300 km/h 330 km/h 2000 368 km/h
ICE 3 Class 406 DB
NS
Siemens Velaro Siemens
Bombardier
320 km/h 330 km/h 2000
ICE 3 Class 407 DB Siemens Velaro Siemens 320 km/h 320 km/h 2011
ICE T DB
ÖBB
Siemens Venturio Siemens
DÜWAG
Fiat Ferroviaria
230 km/h 230 km/h 2005 255 km/h
ICE TD DB
DSB
Siemens Venturio Siemens
DÜWAG
Fiat Ferroviaria
200 km/h 200 km/h 2001 222 km/h
KTX-I Korail TGV-derived Alstom
Hyundai Rotem
305 km/h 330 km/h 2004
KTX-Sancheon Korail Hyundai Rotem 305 km/h 330 km/h 2010
KTX-III Korail Hyundai Rotem - 370 km/h 2015
GMB Class 71 Flytoget X 2000 Adtranz
Strømmens
210 km/h 210 km/h 1998
NSB Class 73 NSB X 2000 Adtranz
Strømmens
210 km/h 210 km/h 1999
RABDe 500 SBB ICN Alstom
Bombardier
200 km/h 200 km/h 2000
Railjet ÖBB
ČD
Taurus Siemens 230 km/h 230 km/h 2008 275 km/h[6]
Sapsan RZD Siemens Velaro Siemens 250 km/h 350 km/h 2009 290 km/h
500 Series Shinkansen JR West Shinkansen Hitachi
Kawasaki
Kinki Sharyo
Nippon Sharyo
300 km/h 320 km/h 1997
700 Series Shinkansen JR Central
JR West
Shinkansen Hitachi
Kawasaki
Kinki Sharyo
Nippon Sharyo
285 km/h 285 km/h 1999
N700 Series Shinkansen JR Central
JR Kyushu
JR West
Shinkansen Hitachi
Kawasaki
Kinki Sharyo
Nippon Sharyo
300 km/h 330 km/h 2007 332 km/h
800 Series Shinkansen JR Kyushu Shinkansen Hitachi 260 km/h 285 km/h 2004
E2 Series Shinkansen JR East Shinkansen Hitachi
Kawasaki
Nippon Sharyo
Tokyu Car
275 km/h 275 km/h 1997 362 km/h
E3 Series Shinkansen JR East Shinkansen Kawasaki
Tokyu Car
275 km/h[7] 275 km/h 1997
E4 Series Shinkansen JR East Shinkansen Hitachi
Kawasaki
240 km/h 240 km/h 1997
E5 Series Shinkansen JR East Shinkansen Hitachi
Kawasaki
320 km/h[7] 320 km/h 2011
H5 Series Shinkansen JR Hokkaido Shinkansen Hitachi
Kawasaki
- 320 km/h 2016
E6 Series Shinkansen JR East Shinkansen Hitachi
Kawasaki
320 km/h[8] 320 km/h 2013
E7 Series Shinkansen JR East Shinkansen Hitachi
Kawasaki
J-TREC
260 km/h[9] 275 km/h[9] 2014
W7 Series Shinkansen JR West Shinkansen Hitachi
Kawasaki
Kinki Sharyo
- 275 km/h[9] 2015
Sm3 VR Group Pendolino FIAT Ferroviaria
Rautaruukki
Transtech
220 km/h 220 km/h 1995 242 km/h
Sm6 Karelian Trains Pendolino Alstom 220 km/h 220 km/h 2010
TCDD HT65000 TCDD CAF 250 km/h 250 km/h 2009
TGV Sud-Est SNCF TGV Alstom 300 km/h 300 km/h 1981 380 km/h
TGV Atlantique SNCF TGV Alstom 300 km/h 300 km/h 1989 515.3 km/h
TGV Réseau SNCF TGV Alstom 320 km/h 320 km/h 1993
TGV Duplex SNCF TGV Alstom 320 km/h 320 km/h 1995
TGV POS SNCF TGV Alstom 320 km/h 320 km/h 2006 574.8 km/h
Thalys PBA Thalys TGV Alstom 320 km/h 320 km/h 1996
Thalys PBKA Thalys TGV Alstom 300 km/h 320 km/h 1997
THSR 700T THSR Shinkansen Hitachi
Kawasaki
Nippon Sharyo
300 km/h 300 km/h 2007
X2 SJ X 2000 Adtranz
ABB
200 km/h 210 km/h 1989 276 km/h
X3 Arlanda Express Coradia Alstom 205 km/h 205 km/h 1998
X40 SJ Coradia Alstom 200 km/h 200 km/h 2006
X50 - 55 SJ
Tågkompaniet
Västtrafik
Veolia Transport
Upplands Lokaltrafik
Regina Bombardier 200 km/h 200 km/h 2000 303 km/h
Z-TER SNCF Alstom
Bombardier
200 km/h 200 km/h 2003
No longer in service
Name Operators Family Manufacturer Operating speed Design speed Service Records Picture
BR Class 370 InterCity APT BREL 200 km/h 250 km/h 1980-1986 261 km/h[10]
ER200 RZD RVR 200 km/h 200 km/h 1984-2009 220 km/h
ETR.500 Trenitalia AnsaldoBreda
Fiat Ferroviaria
Tecnomasio
Firema Trasporti
250 km/h 300 km/h 1992-2007 319 km/h
0 Series Shinkansen JNR
JR Central
JR West
Shinkansen Hitachi
Kawasaki
Kinki Sharyo
Nippon Sharyo
Kisha
220 km/h 220 km/h 1964-2008
100 Series Shinkansen JNR
JR Central
JR West
Shinkansen Hitachi
Kawasaki
Kinki Sharyo
Nippon Sharyo
Tokyu Car
230 km/h 230 km/h 1985-2012
200 Series Shinkansen JNR
JR East
Shinkansen Hitachi
Kawasaki
Kinki Sharyo
Nippon Sharyo
Tokyu Car
240 km/h 275 km/h 1982-2013
300 Series Shinkansen JR Central
JR West
Shinkansen Hitachi
Kawasaki
Kinki Sharyo
Nippon Sharyo
270 km/h 270 km/h 1992-2012 325.7 km/h
400 Series Shinkansen JR East Shinkansen Hitachi
Kawasaki
Tokyu Car
240 km/h 240 km/h 1992-2010 345 km/h
E1 Series Shinkansen JR East Shinkansen Hitachi
Kawasaki
240 km/h 240 km/h 1994-2012
V250 NS
SNCB/NMBS
AnsaldoBreda 250 km/h 250 km/h 2012-2013

References

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  2. ^ "Ficha de 9-103-005-5" (in Spanish). Listado del Material Ferroviario Español. Retrieved January 16, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Bullet train in milestone run on HS1". Railnews. 2008-06-10. Retrieved 2012-01-04. an earlier successful 'overspeed' test to check train stability and ride on 18th April, when the train achieved a maximum speed of 252 km/h 
  4. ^ a b 291 km/h – Pendolino sets new record by Dyspozytor
  5. ^ a b "ETR 1000: The Fastest European Train Unveiled at InnoTrans". Railway Signalling. 25 September 2014. 
  6. ^ oe24.at - ÖBB-Zug "railjet" mit Geschwindigkeitsrekord
  7. ^ a b "320-kph Hayabusa matches world speed record".  
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  9. ^ a b c "E7系新幹線電車" [E7 series shinkansen EMU].  
  10. ^ "Train smashes speed record". BBC News. 2003-07-30. Retrieved 2010-06-02. 

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