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This ‘super bullet maglev’ train will travel at 620kmh – Stuff.co.nz

China unveils a prototype locomotive that is “likely to be the fastest of any vehicles running on Earth”.

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A prototype for a train that will reach top speeds of 620kmh has been unveiled in China.
The super bullet maglev locomotive was rolled off the production line at Chengdu.
The designers say this prototype uses high-temperature superconducting (HTS) maglev technology and should be more suited to future vacuum tube or tunnel technology.
Maglev trains use magnets to glide along charged tracks at super-fast speeds made possible by the lack of friction. China and Japan have been in an ongoing race…

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