Top 10 fastest train in India – Trains are one of the modern modes of transport. Its journey from steam locomotives to diesel engines and then to electric locomotives has been spectacular. Even in speed, there is no answer to it, somewhere it runs at a speed of 50 kmph, somewhere 100 km, and sometimes 300 kmph. Efforts are being made to increase the maximum speed of trains in India to 130 km per hour. Japan’s bullet train runs at a speed of 300 mph.

Indian Railways have many world records

There are many different world records for Indian Railways. At present, the world’s highest railway bridge is being built on India’s Chenab River. The miracle of civil engineering is that after completing this bridge, the Paris Eiffel Tower will also be left behind in terms of height. Currently, there is a network of rail tracks of about 115,000 kilometers in India. Indian Railways is the fourth-largest network in the world after the USA, China, and Russia. Indian Railways employs about 1.6 million people. Thus, it is the 9th largest hiring department in the world.

Bullet and semi-bullet trains will start in the country.

Indian Railways is currently working on a semi bullet train project, which is expected to start soon. The semi-bullet train will run at a speed of 160 km per hour. However, in the year 1988, Shatabdi Express was started between Delhi and Bhopal. Its speed was 150 kilometers per hour. It was started on the birth centenary of former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

10. Howrah Anand Vihar Yuva Express

10. Howrah Anand Vihar Yuva Express 

The fastest train in India – The Howrah – Anand Vihar Yuva Express is a Yuva Express series train of Indian Railways, that connects Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal to Anand Vihar Terminal in Delhi, the national capital.

Current operator Eastern Railway zone
First service: 30 December 2009
Rolling stock: Indian locomotive class WAP-7
Stops  5
Train number(s): 12249/12250
Catering facilities: Available (Paid)
Observation facilities: Small Windows
Maximum Speed 130 km/h 

9. Bandra Nizamuddin Garib Rath Express – 130 km/h

Hazrat Nizamuddin Garib Rath Express is a superfast express train of the Garib Rath category belonging to Indian Railways – Western Railway zone that runs between Bandra Terminus and Hazrat Nizamuddin in India.

Current operator Western Railway zone
First service: 22 February 2007
Service type Garib Rath
Stops  8
Train number 12909
Catering facilities: No Pantry Car attached
Observation facilities: No Rake Sharing
Maximum Speed 130 km/h 

8. Howrah Ranchi Shatabdi Express – 130 km/h

Howrah Ranchi Shatabdi Express is a Superfast express train of the Shatabdi Express category belonging to the Indian Railways – Eastern Railway zone that runs between Howrah Junction and Ranchi Junction in India. This is also in a list of the fastest train in India.

Classes Executive Class, AC Chair Car
Start Howrah Junction railway station
Service frequency 6 days a week except for Sunday
Baggage facilities Overhead racks
Catering facilities: No Pantry Car attached but available
Observation facilities: LHB Coaches
Maximum Speed 130 km/h 

7. Howrah Rajdhani Express – 130 km/h

New Delhi Rajdhani Express is a most prestigious Rajdhani class train belonging to the Eastern Railway zone that runs between Howrah Junction and New Delhi in India. It is currently being operated with 12305/12306 train numbers on a weekly basis.

Current operator Eastern Railway zone
First service: 30 December 2009
Rolling stock: Indian locomotive class WAP-7
Stops  5
Train number(s): 12305/12306
Catering facilities: Available (Paid)
Observation facilities: Small Windows
Maximum Speed 130 km/h 

6. Mumbai Rajdhani Express – 130 km/h

Mumbai Rajdhani Express is a super fast express train of Rajdhani class belonging to Indian Railways that runs between Mumbai Central and New Delhi in India.

Class(es): ): AC 1st Class, AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier
Start Mumbai Central railway station
Stops: 6
Baggage facilities Overhead racks
Train number(s): 12951 / 12952
Observation facilities: Large windows
Maximum Speed 130 km/h 

5. Delhi Airport Metro Express – 132 km/h

Delhi Airport Metro Express from the yellow line of Delhi Metro has an operating speed of 132 km/h, a top speed of any Metro train of India. The yellow line Airport Express also has a first check-in facility outside an airport in South Asia.

4. Sealdah Delhi Duronto Express – 135 km/h

Sealdah Bikaner Duronto Express is a train of the Duronto Express category belonging to the Indian Railways – Eastern Railway zone that runs between Sealdah and Bikaner in India. It operates as train number 12259/12260

Current operator Eastern Railway zone
First service: 18 September 2009
Rolling stock: Indian locomotive class WAP-7
Class(es):  AC 1st Class, AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier
Train number(s): 12249/12250
Catering facilities: Pantry Car Coach attached
Observation facilities: LBH
Maximum Speed 130 km/h 

3. Habibganj Delhi Shatabdi Express – 150 km/h

The New Delhi Bhopal Habibganj Shatabdi Express is a train operated by the Northern Railway which runs between New Delhi, the main railway station of India’s capital territory, New Delhi, and Habibganj the sub-urban railway station of Bhopal City, the state capital of central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. This is also in a list of the fastest train in India

Current operator Eastern Railway zone
Service frequency:  daily
Stops  8
Train number(s): 12001 / 12002
Catering facilities: No Pantry car but provided Baggage facilities: Overhead racks
Baggage facilities:  Overhead racks
Maximum Speed 150 km/h 

2. Gatimaan Express – 160 km/h

fastest train in India

The fastest train in India – Gatimaan Express is India’s first semi-high speed train that runs between Delhi and Jhansi. It operates at a maximum speed of 160 km/h and is currently the fastest train in India after Train 18 and WDP4 20089 ‘Aravali’ with the Talgo trainset.

Observation facilities:  Large windows in all carriages
Other facilities:  Smoke Alarms; Passenger Information System
Catering facilities: On-board catering
Baggage facilities:  Overhead racks
Maximum Speed 160 km/h 

1. Vande Bharat Express Train 18 – 180 km/h

fastest train in India

Vande Bharat Express, also known as Train 18, is an Indian semi-high speed intercity electric multiple units. It was designed and built by Integral Coach Factory at Perambur, Chennai under the Indian government’s Make in India initiative over a span of 18 months.

First service:  23 February 2019
Entertainment facilities:  Electric outlets
Catering facilities:  On-board catering
Observation facilities:  Large windows in all carriages
Status: Operating
Other facilities:  Automatic doors; Smoke alarms; CCTV Cameras; Odour control system; Sensor-based water taps
Baggage facilities:  Overhead racks
Maximum Speed 180 km/h 

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