When it's finished, Japan's fastest train will reach speeds of over 310 mph thanks to it's magnetic track system.
JR Central Railway Company announced the arrival of Japan's fastest train this week. The train is propelled by magnetic fields and is therefore called a maglev train. The train runs on horizontal magnetic tracks and floats above them to reduce friction and maximize speed. This technology allows the train to go twice the speed of a Japan's next fastest train.
The train will carry a maximum of 1,000 commuters in 16 cars. Its maglev design allows for a softer, smoother ride due to the relatively low impact of the magnetic tracks. Riders looking forward to this train of the future will have to hold on about 15 years though. Japan's fastest train is scheduled to debut in 2027.
Futuristic Magnet Trains
More Stats +/-
Cartoony Inflatable Costumes
Aromatically Alluring Ads
Sliced Ceiling Stations
Hybrid Instrumental Inventions
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.