Indian Railways has one of the largest networks in the world and current operations cover twenty six states and three union territories across India. Gatimaan Express is the fastest train in India with a max speed of 160 km/h between Delhi and Agra. Here is the list of highest priority trains of Indian Railways network.
Rajdhani Express trains get the highest priority on the Indian railway network and also among the fastest trains in India. They are fully air conditioned trains connecting New Delhi with other capital cities of other states.
Shatabdi Express connect metro Indian cities with other nearby important cities and get second highest priority on the network. The Shatabdi Express trains run over short distance and return to the station of origin the same day.
Duronto Expresses are few stop long distance trains run by the Indian Railways, connect major cities to other major cities. These trains are as fast as Rajdhani and Shatabdi express and are one of the fastest trains in India.
Garib Rath Express full air conditioned train started by the Indian Railways for long distance travel to passengers within affordable cost. Garib Rath trains run on a max speed of 130Kmph, significantly slower than India’s high speed trains.
Double Decker Express have high priority and are considered among fast trains in India. Howrah Dhanbad Double Decker Express was the first superfast Double Decker train of Indian Railways, connected Kolkata with Dhanbad.
Jan Shatabdi Express trains are the lower version of Shatabdi Express and more affordable for common people. These are one of the most popular sets of trains run by the Indian railways with options AC chair car.
Superfast Trains of India have been superfast since their inauguration with max speed of 60 kilometres per hour. There are 450 pairs of Superfast trains ran on the Indian Railways network.
Express Mails trains in India run on average speed of 50 kilometres per hour with maximum number of stops. These trains have all Unreserved and general coaches, including new series of Antyodaya Express.
Fast Passenger trains of Indain Railways are generally run on long distance single line routes. These trains are for local train rail service of India that run on broad gauge line and metre gauge single line.
Suburban rail in India are the public transport system for major cities of India. Suburban trains handle commuter traffic on daily basis, that include Mumbai Suburban Railway, Chennai Suburban Railway and Kolkata Suburban Railway.