## How fast does the MTA train go?

New York City Subway | |
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Track gauge | 4 ft 81⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge |

Electrification | 600–650 V DC third rail; normally 625V |

Average speed | 17.4 mph (28.0 km/h) |

Top speed | 55 mph (89 km/h) |

## What is the longest MTA train?

The A train

The A train is the longest line in the system — 31 miles, from northern Manhattan through Brooklyn to Far Rockaway in Queens. New York City Transit, the arm of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority that operates the subways, says it is the longest subway line in the world.

**What is the fastest NYC subway train?**

45 miles per hour — up from 30 — on Manhattan-bound A/C trains between the High Street station in Downtown Brooklyn and the Fulton Street stop in Lower Manhattan. 32 miles per hour — up from 20 — on the northbound stretch of the Sixth Avenue line between Seventh Avenue and 59th Street-Columbus Circle in Manhattan.

**What is the average speed of a subway train?**

There is no average speed for the city’s subway trains, the MTA tells us—it’s not something they calculate, and speed limits vary throughout the system. Despite nothing official on the books, however, there are some numbers out there on average subway train speeds, with NYC clocking in around 17 MPH on average.

### How fast is the fastest train?

1: Shanghai Maglev – 460 kph/286 mph (China) The world’s fastest public train is also unique — it’s the only link in the world currently carrying passengers using magnetic levitation (Maglev) rather than conventional steel wheels on steel rails.

### How fast is the Toronto subway?

55 mph

T series (Toronto subway)

T series | |
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Height | 3.65 m (11 ft 113⁄4 in) |

Floor height | 1.1 m (43.3 in) |

Doors | 8 sets (4 sets per side) per car |

Maximum speed | Train max: 88 km/h (55 mph) Service revenue max: 75 km/h (47 mph) |

**What’s the longest train ride in NYC?**

31 miles

Opened in 1932, the A-train is the longest route in the New York City Subway System. At a whopping 31 miles, the A-train stretches all the way from Inwood in northern Manhattan to the Rockaways and Richmond Hill in southeastern Queens.

**What is the longest metro line in the world?**

Shanghai has opened two new metro lines, upholding its rank as the city with the largest Metro network in the world. With the new lines, the total length of Shanghai’s metro network has extended to 831 km, continuing to be the longest in the world.

#### How fast does the Boston t go?

A lot could change in a couple of years, so there’s no way of knowing for sure. Given an open lane (let’s say a test track) what speeds can the various T trains reach? The current blue line trains can reach a maximum speed of 65mph–not that they ever do. I’d expect similar from the other lines.

#### How fast do trains go in Japan?

320 km/h

Shinkansen bullet trains are the fastest and most convenient way of discovering Japan. The Japan Rail (JR) network is extensive and the trains reach a top speed of 320 km/h (199mp/h).

**How fast is China’s bullet train?**

217 mph

With maximum speeds of 350 kph (217 mph) on many lines, intercity travel has been transformed and the dominance of airlines has been broken on the busiest routes. By 2020, 75% of Chinese cities with a population of 500,000 or more had a high-speed rail ink.