Japan make hover-train that goes 500km/h
Did you travel to work on the train today? Did it trundle along, stinking of arsecracks and off milk? Well, they don't have that problem in Japan because Japan is in the future.
Japanese rail operators not only have an amazing rail system, but they're showing off how good it is getting by unveiling a prototype for a levitating train that can go 500km/h.
The JR Tokai designed hover-train is a 28m Series LO "maglev" train and uses an electromagnetic cushion to get around.
A super high-speed wheel-less mega hover-train that looks like a spaceship. And what do we get? Something that smells of eggs and is frightened of wet leaves.