Shanghai Maglev is considered as the fastest train in the whole world. It has a maximum speed of 431 kilometers per hour and runs at Shanghai's high speed magnetic levitation (Maglev) line where the train moves without touching the ground. In other words, the Shanghai Maglev doesn't have wheels - it floats or literally flies over the track with the help of a magnetic field between the train and track.
The Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express is a luxury train introduced in April 2007. It travels on a 6,000 miles journey which has been considered as the world's longest train journey. The whole journey passes across two continents and eight time zones.
More trivia and fascinating information about trains are featured in this book especially made for young learners.
Different types of trains from those that are used in delivering goods, luxury trains, high speed trains and other types of trains are presented in this book. Each train comes with its beautiful picture and easy to understand fun fact to fuel your child's fascination with trains. It is truly great book for children to enjoy with the family.