Train hits 603km/h! or 375mph. Japan’s JR Central impressively set the world record for the fastest manned train speed of 603 km/h (375 mph). JR Central plans to open a new train lane running from Tokyo to Nagoya by 2027 with an operational speed of 505km/h (315mph).
For comparsion, the travel times from Tokyo to Nagoya are;
- By car ~ 4:00 hours
- By train (Current) ~ 3:26 hours
- By plane (Point to Point) ~ 1:00
- By future train ~ 0:40 hours
Let’s all start planning our trips to Japan for the opening shall we?
Video below, check it out.