China unveils prototype super fast maglev train

The superfast train unveiled by China
The superfast train unveiled by China. Photo Xinhua

Agency Report

A prototype super fast train using high-temperature superconducting (HTS) maglev technology was rolled out on Wednesday in southwest China’s city of Chengdu.

The domestically developed maglev train boasts a designed speed of 620 kph, according to Southwest Jiaotong University, one of the train’s designers.

A 165-meter line to test the new technology was launched on the same day.

(Xinhua/NAN)

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