Sweden's current fastest train, the X2000

High Speed Trains

This time last month, in a test drive, the speed record for a train on a Swedish railway was shattered.

The speed, in excess of 300 kilometres per hour, could, in the near future, be an everyday occurance as plans for a high speed railway line linking Sweden to mainland Europe, receive government backing. Dave Russell reports.


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