Linear Shinkansen, 603 km per hour achieved

Japanese magnetic levitation train could set the world speed record, speeding up to 603 km per hour during test trials

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+5 1. CorpseGrinder commented 8 years ago

375mp/h for the people using the weird imperial system ;) 8-)

also: awesome piece of engineering!
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+18 2. andes3000 commented 8 years ago

You can also witness another world record. Watch closely !!! It starts at 500 km per hour and get their peek at 600 km/h... 50,000 pictures per seconds !!!!! :D
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+5 3. urbaneagle commented 8 years ago

we need this in england
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+4 4. Ash-BG commented 8 years ago

OMG that's insane speed!NICE! :)
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+6 5. kubeek5 commented 8 years ago

also a bit more than two thirds of an airplane speed. But you can see how the train still hase more then enough power to keep speeding up, but there is some limit set at that speed (either because of safety or reliability of parts)
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+3 6. Malakyte commented 8 years ago

That's the cruising speed of a Boeing 727 but flying just a few inches above the ground! 8-)
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+2 7. Judge-Jake commented 8 years ago

So do you need a train drivers licence or a pilots licence to drive this >:)
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+2 8. dave9191 commented 8 years ago

so thats 0-603kph in 62 sec. over 22km :|
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+3 9. LaoMa commented 8 years ago

Why is everyone's using an analog camera? :D
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+2 10. 98oktan commented 8 years ago

Does it make passengers solve riddles (yet)?