|At a pricetag of $1.2 billion USD, and a
ticket price of $7 USD, it will take a
while for the return on investment. It
currently operates at 20% capacity.
|We hurtled at the top speed of 430km/h
(267 mph) for about 2 minutes during our 7
minute ride to the airport. It’s only 30km,
or 18.6 miles long. We were going
so fast, it felt like liftoff was imminent.
|So just for the record, this magnetic levitation
train is the fastest train in the world. It’s also
faster than any Formula One racing car. Not
sure if it’s faster than a speeding bullet, but
I’m sure Superman could catch it.