From Truck-Train Hybrids to Personal Eco Transit Pods

 - Jun 22, 2009   Updated: Aug 10 2011
What will the trains of the future look like? If the designs and concepts in this cluster are any indication, they’ll be fast, eco-friendly and multifunctional.

We’ve featured a number of designs for futuristic trains at, and this slideshow represents the best of them. From space pod trains meant for speedy personal transit to hybrid truck-trains that can move on both streets and rails, the future of mass transit has great potential.

Implications - Consumers in modern society are only attracted to the most contemporary designs. Products that have a clean-cut aesthetic appeal to those who want to stay on the cutting edge of style. Companies could develop more items with this in mind.