South Korea's magnet-powered bullet train has taken its first ride

(Source: Gizmodo, May 22, 2014)

NEW YORK To get up to top speed, bullet trains have to pull a huge amount of electrical current from the grid. typically through unsightly overhead power lines. But this newly debuted train prototype from South Korea sucks up electricity invisibly from the tracks below.

Full story: Gizmodo

Friday, May 23, 2014

© 1997-2022 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen