217MPH Japanese Train Will be Good For the Environment, Going 217MPH

Rail-happy Japan, a country that probably takes great joy in watching America's embarrassingly slow » 9/25/08 5:45am 9/25/08 5:45am and adoption of high-speed and maglev trains, will be graced with new breed of green, 200+ mph trains by 2010. Kawasaki Heavy Industries, the designer of these new trains, isn't promoting speed as the main selling…