A 5.5-hour practice journey could not sound too dangerous, however the world’s quickest practice could possibly get you there in three hours by hitting high speeds of greater than 300 miles per hour. That sounds even higher.
On Tuesday, China debuted the magnetic levitation (maglev) practice able to high speeds of 600 kilometer per hour, roughly 373 mph, in keeping with a Reuters report citing state media. The practice additionally reportedly will not be as loud or require as a lot upkeep as different trains.
The maglev lets the practice float whereas touring — with out touching the rail. Presently, China solely has one maglev line that extends from the Shanghai airport to the town that launched in 2002. Since then, China has carried out near 20 years of analysis. Different international locations, together with Japan and Germany, are researching maglev, in keeping with Reuters.
The practice was reportedly developed by the state-owned China Railway Rolling Inventory Company. The CRRC could not instantly be reached for remark.