Japan’s maglev train has once again broken the world speed record. The seven-car train reached a top speed of 375 mph (603 km/h) Tuesday, breaking its own record that was set just days earlier. The “magnetic train” hovers above the tracks and is propelled by electrically charged magnets. The challenge now will be in…
With its double-decker design and posh interior perks, this concept train from Australian firm Hassell could one day zip the denizens of the land down under across the outskirts of their island continent at hundreds of miles per hour.
President Obama is calling for $53 billion in funding for developing trains that travel at speeds of up to 250mph in a bid that follows his State of the Union speech about "winning the future." [The Huffington Post]