New-technology fast Chinese train begins to roll
A new Chinese-developed train, faster than any already in service in the Asian country has just rolled off the assembly line in Qingdao City, in the province of Shandong, it was announced this week.
The mechanism under which this train runs is known as “maglev,” for magnetic levitation, which is friendly to the environment, and can reach a speed of around 600 km/h.
The maglev project was jointly developed by Southwest Jiaotong University, China Railway Group Limited and CRRC Corporation Limited.
The maglev method is the fastest in terms of surface transport within the…