Maglev trains (in Shanghai, China)
Given the country’s unrivaled technological advancements, the world’s fastest high-speed electric trains are found in, you guessed it, China. These lines make use of magnetic levitation to achieve what would seem like an unattainable speed to normal electric trains. It is the mainstay of public transportation and a rare sight for the tourists. Clearly, for China, staying on top of the game is par for the course.