Japan's magnetic levitation train
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The fastest passenger trains around the world

A Japanese magnetic levitation train has broken the world speed record.

In a test run near Mount Fuji, the train reached a top speed of 603km/h (374mph).

However, Japan is not the only country to boast rail travel of such super speeds.

The BBC takes a look at some of the fastest passenger trains around the world.

  • 21 Apr 2015
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