High-speed lines in Europe are common since beginning of 1980s.
France, Germany, Italy and Spain built new special long distance high-speed tracks for 300 to 350 km/h.
Other countries like Austria, the Netherlands, Sweden, Finland and Norway have mainly shorter distances on high-speed, usually at 200 or 250 km/h.
Switzerland build it to operate in their hub and spoke system to reach within 60 minutes travel time in between major cities.
New long distance high-speed track developments are going on in Poland.
The report* shows some of European high-speed trains collected on different trips.