Japan tests world's fastest train

The latest magnetically levitated Maglev train has a record speed of 581kph.

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    Central Japan Railway has been testing the latest version of its magnetically levitated Maglev train, the fastest ground-moving vehicle in the world.

    Connecting Tokyo to Osaka, the train will travel the 514km distance in only 67 minutes. The train has a record speed of 581kph.

    The first part of the track to Nagoya is scheduled to be finished by 2025.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Yamanashi, Japan.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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