Top 5 Super Fast and High Speed Trains of India

The Indian Railways has an ambitious plan to increase the top speed of India’s 20 superfast trains, vast and long railway network of India has the list of fastest long-distance trains by commercial speed but not super fast speed.

At present there are around top 10 fastest trains in India named as Gatiman Express, Kolkata Rajdhani, Bhopal Shatabdi Express and Sealdah – New Delhi Duronto Express are few. Apart from the list of High Speed Trains in India, there are five most luxurious trains also available under the Indian railway especially for train tourism.

Vande Bharat Express/Train 18 – 180 km/h

is the latest Indian semi-high speed intercity train with speeds of 180 km/h the highest speed train in India in the trials but they restricted the speed to 130km/h officially.

Gatiman Express – 160 km/h

Recently launched Gatiman Express has become the fastest train in India with top speed of 160km/h, running between New Delhi and Agra, will have airline-style features of train hostesses to serve on board,AC Chair Car,Executive Class ticket and Anubhuti luxury LHB coaches.

Bhopal Shatabdi Express – 150 km/h


The New Delhi Bhopal Shatabdi Express is the fastest train in India with the top speed of 150 km/h (93 mph) Shatabdi Express trains are fully air- conditioned and of a much higher standard than most Indian rail coaches.

Mumbai Rajdhani Express – 140 km/h


The Mumbai Rajdhani Express or Mumbai Central–New Delhi Rajdhani express that runs between Mumbai and Delhi in India is a super fast express train of Rajdhani class belongs to Indian Railways. Rajdhani Express is one of the very high speed train of India with the maximum speed of 130 km/h.

Sealdah Duronto Express – 130 km/h


The Sealdah – New Delhi Duronto Express is Superfast express train that runs between Sealdah and New Delhi.

Duronto Express comes under non-stop type of express trains of Indian Railways and considered as the fastest and most time-efficient train on the Grand Chord route between these two cities.

High Speed Indian Trains:

After the introduction of Gatiman Express and Vande Bharat Express or Train 18 into the Indian Railways, Below two high speed trains ranking are listed as 6th and 7th high speed Indian trains.

Kanpur Reverse Shatabdi


The New Delhi Kanpur Shatabdi express is also known as Kanpur Reverse Shatabdi is another one of the super fast train of Indian rail network. Kanpur Reverse Shatabdi is the fourth fastest train in India, got its name because it follows the reverse timetable of Lucknow Shatabdi.

Howrah Rajdhani Express


The Howrah Rajdhani is the first fully air-conditioned train and one of the highest ranked train of the Indian Railways also known as The king of Indian trains. Howrah Rajdhani Express train is the 5th fastest in India and the first train in India to have a wifi service.


  • kusha triya says:

    Why Indian Railways Didn’t provide wi-fi to other trains?? Why only special trains? Its takes lots of time to develop.

  • shuttlecocker says:

    Time and big bucks. India is dumping a lot of its money on new infrastructure by way of mega highways and renewing its vast rail network. Mobility in the country will be new wave, ultra modern and very swift. Good for them, it was a long time coming.

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