If you are an American who has been sheltered from traveling on trains, you may find the following videos thought-provoking. First, take a gander at the new Chinese high speed rail system, the Sino version of our commuter trains in urban areas like New York and Washington, DC.
Compare to the Baltimore-Washington, D. C. commuter train.
Boston South Station Amtrak and MBTA
Amtrak Sunset Limited interior including sleeper car:
And we’ll finish off with a Japanese commuter train: