A Japanese maglev train set a world speed record last week, travelling at 374 miles per hour during a demonstration run for the experimental train.
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The California high-speed rail project has been called too expensive and too slow by critics, and it seem the average person is starting to agree. A poll conducted by USC Dornsife and the Los Angeles Times has found that 52% of Californians want to call it quits on the California High Speed Rail Project.
Central Japan Railway has tested the newest Maglev L0 Train. The train is expected to carry 1,000 passengers and can travel up to 311 MPH, allowing the new train to travel over 200 miles from Tokyo to Nagoya in 40 minutes.
China is the global leader in high speed rail and now is pushing the technological limits of the system by operating high speed trains in places of extreme temperatures. The Harbin-Dalian high speed rail line has been tested and is currently running through areas of Northeastern China where temperatures reach negative 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
You know why a majority of Americans don’t use public transit? It’s drab, dreary, and worst of all, dull. We need something more…inspirational.
Leave it to the Aussies to out-America America. A new design for a high-speed train between Sydney and Melbourne draws its inspiration from one of Oz’s most popular muscle cars. Do. Want.