High speed trains in Europe


High-speed lines in Europe are common since beginning of 1980s.

France, Germany, Italy and Spain built new special long distance high-speed tracks for 300 to 350 km/h.

Other countries like Austria, the Netherlands, Sweden, Finland and Norway have mainly shorter distances on high-speed, usually at 200 or 250 km/h.

Switzerland build it to operate in their hub and spoke system to reach within 60 minutes travel time in between major cities.

New long distance high-speed track developments are going on in Poland.

The report* shows some of European high-speed trains collected on different trips.

High Speed Trains in Austria
High Speed Trains in Belgium
High Speed Trains in Czech Republic
High Speed Trains in Finland

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