World Record Japan’s Maglev Train Speed Recorded 590 Kilometers Per Hour. Hey Everyone here we shared the latest World Record made by Well developed and technology hub Country Japan have developed train whose speed recorded approx 590 kilometers per hour. According to sources, Central Japan Railway Co. said its Magnetic levitation bullet train hit 590 kilometers per hour (366 miles per hour) on Thursday and broke the previous speed record set 12 years ago by the company.
Magnetic levitation bullet train hit 590 kilometers per hour
The company intends to make another attempt at its own world record on Tuesday (21 April) when it will aim to exceed 600kph. The speeds reached are more than 200kph faster than the UK’s proposed high-speed HS2 train line, which will be capable of travelling at a maximum speed of 362kph, told ibtimes.
The seven-car maglev train ran at the top speed for 19 seconds during the test using new LO-series cars on the track between Uenohara and Fuefuki in Yamanashi Prefecture, west of Tokyo, the company said.The new record comes just a few days after JR Central made a world single-day running distance record of 4,064 km, far exceeding the previous record of 2,876 km it set in 2003, told japantimes.co.jp.
According to blogs.wsj, JR Central has said it wants to export the maglev technology to the U.S. for a Washington-New York train link—a project Mr. Abe has said Japan would help finance.According to JR Central, the test run was conducted to check the performance of the cars and had 29 technicians aboard. Passengers won’t experience the record-breaking speed even after the line opens for business, which is supposed to happen in 2027. The company has projected that the trains will operate at a maximum speed of 505 kilometers per hour.
Magnetic levitation bullet train 590KM/Hr Video
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