Nov 5, 2007

Feature: World's Fastest Train Reaches 357.2MPH

The TGV in Paris, France is claimed to be the "world's fastest" train, reaching a speed of 357.2MPH (April, 2007). To accomplish this, a modified TGV train rode the track under test conditions -- voltage boosted to 31,000-volts, along with tamping an extra ballast onto the right-of-way. Continue reading for a video.

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