China unveils 600kph levitating train, world’s fastest land vehicle
This train would take just two and a half hours to travel from Beijing to Shanghai – a journey that currently takes three hours by plane.
Japan bullet train driver leaves controls for high-speed toilet dash
He was away for three minutes, long enough to make the train one minute late – a delay which prompted an investigation in a country famous for punctuality.
Japan’s famous shinkansen trains desperate for a magic bullet
People who want to travel now prefer to drive in their own cars to avoid human contact.