The World's Fastest Train

Next week China launches the world's fastest train, which uses magnetic levitation technology and runs at 430kph.
January 16, 2004, 7am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The world's first commercial high-speed maglev now connects Pudong with downtown Shanghai in a very, very nimble seven minutes 20 seconds. Shanghai's new express can reach a top speed of 430kph (267mph) in just under two minutes." The article also includes instructions on how to make a maglev at home.

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Thursday, January 15, 2004 in The Guardian Unlimited
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