Crazy fast train breaks world speed record

Sometimes getting from one place to another is still a struggle. With the technology available today, it really doesn’t make sense. Japan has now designed a train that can surpass 600kph. Now, cummon, that’s double the top speed of a Formula One car, yes it is!

The maglev train in Japan has set a new world record of 603kph, surpassing the previous record of 590kph. The record-breaking train went on a test run on tracks near Mount Fuji last Tuesday. The rather eye-catching train levitates 10cm above the tracks and is propelled forward by electrically-charged magnets. The hope is that the technology will span the entire country one day, letting folks travel between Tokyo and Nagoya in under an hour.

Check out this unbelievably fast train in action:

 

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