Japanese Maglev train breaks its own rail world speed record – an annotated infographic

Japan’s state-of-the-art magnetic levitation (Maglev) train has broken its own world speed record, hitting 603km/h in a test run near Mount Fuji, beating a mark of 590km/h it set on April 16.

E&T carried this monumental Maglev news earlier this week. Yeah, sometimes we’re a little bit slower than a Maglev train in getting around to pimping our content on the socials.

Click on the graphic for an expanded view.

Zoom! [Not pictured: Fat Larry's Band]
Zoom! [Not pictured: Fat Larry’s Band]

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