The Railway is the life blood of India. India rail network covers remote corners of the country. It is also one of the largest employers in India.
In Pic: Howrah - Puri Shatabdi Express , considered among the fastest trains in India.
You can click on the image for a train video but a great documentary on Indian Railway done by BBC and is available in the below link:
China is competing with Japan when it comes to speed and Bullet train network. China already has now the largest high speed rail network in the world. On present day the fastest commercial train also runs in China - Shanghai Megalev which even reached the speed of 501 km/hr during a non-commercial test run on 12 November 2003.
In Pic : Beijing - Shainghai Bullet train
Speed : 350 km/hr
A journey between Shanghai to Beijing (1318 KM) takes only 4 hours and 24 mintues.
Frecciarossa 1000 (right) : Maximum speed 300 km/h (190 mph) (operational, current), 360 km/h (220 mph) (operational, future), 400 km/h (250 mph) (design)
The Intercity Express ,commonly known as ICE is a system of high-speed trains predominantly running in Germany. It also serves some destinations in Austria, Denmark, France, Belgium, Switzerland and the Netherlands mostly as part of cross border services. It is the highest service category of rail and the flagship train of the German state railway, Deutsche Bahn.
Speed : 320 km/hr
Darjeeling Himalayn Mountain Railway also known as Toy train is a great feat of engineering.
On 2 December 1999, UNESCO declared the DHR a World Heritage Site. Two more railway lines were later added, and the site became known as one of the mountain railways of India.
No 7 Line : New York Subway.
The New York City Subway is the largest rapid transit system in the world by number of stations, with 472 stations in operation
No. 7 Line is said to be passes through the most ethnically diverse areas of New York City (Queens).
Aswan Railway Station
Inside a double decker train
São Paulo railway station.
Any topic on High Speed rail will not be completed if France's famous TGV is not mentioned. It once held the title of world's fastest conventional scheduled train but the same title now belongs to Beijing - Shanghai Bullet train
KTM Commuter train in Malaysia
Inside metro train in Rio de Janeiro
Driver-less train in Malaysia
A local train in Indonesia
KTX high speed rail system in South Korea