Shanghai Maglev: The Shanghai Maglev has a speed of 430km/h and runs on the magnetic levitation line ,which is the first of its kind. The line runs from Longyang Road station to Pudong International Airport Station. At full speed it takes 7 minutes and 20 seconds to complete the distance. This train cost $1.2 billion to make. However, in Japan the Yamanashi Maglev, which is not currently running, is expected to go 500 kph and will cost approximately $52 billion.
The Venice Simplon Orient Express: This train runs from Paris to Istanbul.There are bedrooms, lounges, and restaurant cars. This train played a significant role in the Golden Age.
The Australian BHP Iron ore train is the longest freight train in the world. This record was set on June 21, 2001. It was 7.353 km (4.568 miles) long. It consisted of 682 loaded iron wagons and eight locomotives giving off a weight of 100,000 tonnes altogether.
The Amtrak, short for America Track, began operations on May 1,1970. It operates 374 trains each day and connects 896 detsinations in fourty-six states. In 2012, it served 31.2 million passengers and earned 2.88 billion dollars. Also it employs over 20,00 people. Its headquarters is in Washington D.C at the Union Station.
New York City Subway:
Is one of the largest and oldest subway systems. In 2013, it delivered over 1.71 billion rides, which is about 55 million rides on weekdays, 3.2 million rides on Saturdays, and 2.6 million rides on Sundays. It is the busiest rapid transit in the United States and seventh busiest in the world.