TOP MOST MODERN SUBWAYS IN THE WORLD

 

  1. LONDON

 

Dating back to 1863, London Tube is known as the oldest underground railway in the world. London’s subway is really a combination of age-old systems, under the control of 3 providers. However, so far it has been serving more than 3 million people in a day over 270 stations.

This system is also known to reflect the country’s cultural and artistic programs. Also, London Tube is famous for its reliability and cleanliness. This system is quite user friendly and is regularly improved and built by the government annually.

The system is also awarded the best subway system in Europe thanks to significant improvements in the consistency of its train schedules.

2. PARIS

 

Built in July 1900, the system was designed as the style of classic Art Nouveau style, by a renowned designer Hector Guimard. Its structure is still in existence today as a wonder of the world.

Paris Metro subway system is one of the busiest subways in the world, this is also the place with the density of the most dense stations in the world, with a length of 212 km through 245 stations in an area of ​​65 km2 of Paris City. The station is also known to serve 1.5 billion people yearly.

  1. MOSCOW

 

Every day, Moscow Metro does its job as a transporter for 9 million passengers, which is 2.4 billion people every year. This system includes 12 routes and 182 stations, turning it into the busiest subway system in Europe.

The architecture of the station is special since it was made of marble and copper, transparent windows and tree-shaped chandeliers. By 2020, this system will be expanded up to 145 square kilometers to meet the transportation needs of the city.

4. STOCKHOLM

 

The Swedish metro is also known as the world’s longest art exhibition line. It lasts over 110km with a lot of sculptures, unique paintings, sculptural designs of more than 150 Artisans across Stockholm. It would be a regret if you ever come to Stockholm without visiting this artistic line.

5. HONG KONG

 

Hong Kong’s Mass Transit Railway is famous for its cleanness, cheap price and reliability, with free WiFi available in all stations. This is also extremely efficient high-speed rail network which is 99% accurate over time. This system is considered to be the golden standard for all metro around the world.

Hong Kong’s Mass Transit Railway system transports almost more than 4 million people each day (which means 1.5 billion people / year) between 155 stations on all over 220 km of railways. Nearly 90 percent of the city’s population uses this means of public transportation.

6. BEIJING

 

With over 3.2 billion passengers a year, the Beijing subway system is the second busiest subway in the world. This subway system in Beijing is quite new, and was first brought to operating in 1979. This system is also built to serve the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and was later expanded to nearly 480km.

The subway is continuing to be adjusted to keep up with the city’s population growth rate: In December 2014, Beijing opened 60 km, in addition to 378 km between 2007 and 2014, turning the system into the second longest Beijing subway in the world, at 526 km.


 

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TOP 10 MOST BEAUTIFUL RAILWAY LINES IN THE WORLD

Along with 9 beautiful railway lines from all around the world, Vietnam Unified Railway is honored to be voted by Sputnik as one of the most poetic railways in the world.

Train is known as the most friendly, comfortable and relaxing means of transport for any kind of long-distance travel. Currently, many countries around the world have introduced high-speed rail tourism to serve tourists. This service is even better rated than air travel. However, the traditional railways still play a very important part in the world’s culture.

Below are 10 of the most beautiful rail lines voted by Russia’s Sputnik Agency:

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According to Sputnik, travelling with Thong Nhat train, tourists can explore Vietnam through romantic scenes, and enjoy the comfortable feeling when lying in the air-conditioned and furnished train.

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Zephyr Superliner railway in California will surprise visitors with its majestic spectacle of Western America. From Nebraska, Denver to the Colorado River Valley, stretching to the Utah desert and reaching the snowy summit of Seirra Nevada. What can be more wonderful?

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If you go to Russia, don’t miss the chance to travel on the Baikal-Amur Mainline railway. Passengers will have the opportunity to see all the natural wonders of Eastern Siberia and the Russian Far East through the windows of the train.

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The Peruvian railway passes through Altiplano plateau on the journey through the Andes to Puno and Lake Titicaca.

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The rail link between Dorud and Andimeshk in Iran is also among the list. This is one of the most prized Sputnik routes in the world, going through waterfalls and beautiful rivers. This is considered to be a must-try activity for tourists to Iran.

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Followed by Iran is the Qinghai and Qinghai high-speed trains, departing from Xining capital, Qinghai to Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China.

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The Caledonian Sleeper night train, departing from London to Fort William in the Scottish Highlands, or the Deerstalker Express train, is known as a poetic journey.

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The 310-mile journey from Norway’s capital Oslo to Bergen is a majestic sky over northern Europe’s longest railway.

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The Christ Churh train station in New Zealand is the departure place for the TranzAlpine train, from here to the northwest of this country. You cannot imagine how pretty the things you are about to see.

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Tanzania Zambia railway, or TAZARA is the route connecting the two countries Tanzania and Zambia.