Wednesday, November 19, 2014

All aboard: Japan's maglev train hits 500 km/h

The experimental Shinkansen maglev train topped 500 km/h (311 mph) with passengers onboard...

The Central Japan Railway Company has whisked passengers along a section of track at up to 500 km/h (311 mph) during testing of the Shinkansen maglev train. The BBC reports that one hundred wide-eyed train enthusiasts were onboard the train's first manned voyage, with trials to continue over eight days. .. Continue Reading All aboard: Japan's maglev train hits 500 km/h

Section: Urban Transport

Tags: Japan, Maglev, Public Transport, Record-breaking, Shinkansen, Trains, Transport

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