China launch worlds fastest passenger train

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  1. HardwareHeaven

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    China has launched the world's fastest passenger train which is capable of travelling at 394kph.
     
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    I wish america would do this, but we're content to get anally probed at the airport, I guess.
     
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    I wish some fast trains make it here , I spend damn 90 minutes in my way to college everyday which is not far actually.
     
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    I wish we had reliable train service in America on this scale, unfortunately our government has a habit of bailing them out as well.
     
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    Tyrsonswood HH's curmudgeon

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    America is still pretty hooked on it's cars too....... "taking the train" wouldn't be first choice for many.
     
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    Actually we subsidize them because they cant turn a profit, most likely because they WONT BUILD fast trains.
     
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    not in cities like NYC/Boston Subway use is +++

    Though there are lotsa cars to be sure.
     
  8. MitchRapp

    MitchRapp a.k.a. pepiman

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    ya know it's weird, but I watched the video and everything in the text was different than what the voice-over said in the video...


    620 miles
    3 hours instead of 9
    15 billion dollars

    the voice said all of that
    but the text reads different


    weird eh
     
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    iPlayer Filled with noobsauce

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    You are right. Could just mean the text is from a different source.

    No idea as to which one is closer to the actual numbers.
     
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    There is a youtube video of a guy filming himself with a camera phone hanging onto the back of one such supertrain. Crazy I think.
     

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