AGV Italo – The Most Modern Train in Europe

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AGV Italo is the first train in the AGV Series which entered into service in April 2012. It has a maximum operational speed of 360kmph. The train broke a record speed of 574.8kmph in April 2007. AGV Italo was built by Alstom. The AGV is offered in trainset configurations of 7, 8, 10, 11 and 14 cars. AGV 575 is currently the fastest operating train in Europe and third fastest train in the world. It will continue to hold the title as the fastest operating train in Europe until 2015, when it will be toppled by Frecciarossa 1000′s entry into service.

Manufacturer: Alstom
Car body construction: carbon with carbon composite
Train length: 132.100 m (433 ft 4 3?4 in) (7 car)
Car length: intermediate: 17.300 m (56 ft 9 1?8 in)
Width: 2,985 mm (9 ft 9 1?2 in)
Weight: 272 t
Power output: 6.080 MW
Maximum speed: 360 km/h (220 mph) at 25 kV 50 Hz AC

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The Wuhan–Guangzhou High-Speed Railway in China ( 350 km/h )

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Passenger rail line reduced the 1069 km journey between the largest cities in central and southern China Wuhan – Guangzhou to 3 hours, shortens the original route more than seven and a half hours by using CRH2 train. The CRH2 is one of the high speed trains in China. Trains reach top speeds of 350 km/h and average 310 km/h for the whole journey. The train is capable of a speed of 394.2 kilometers per hour, which is the fastest train in service in the world. You can book a seats online : First Seat: $83 Second Seat: $132

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