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  1. pissedoffsol

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    I would shit myself.
     
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    i always wondered how long it would be until maglev trains were being used.
     
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    oh and did the math, its actually 311.306967192 mph that it went. thats ALMOST half the speed of sound btw....
     
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    Quick, someone put a penny on the track.
     
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    Those trains don't touch the tracks. Well, if it goes off of superconducter technology that is.
     
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    Quick someone wrap the bars with aluminum foil!

    is that better?
     
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    hahaha.

    finally something to replace the TGV.
     
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    Thats fast! We need some of those in the US.
     
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    They need to get the Acela working on a consistent basis before we tackle 300+ mph.
     
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    The only use for a train like that in the U.S is a transcontinental service. I don't think the train could get up to full speed potential doing a run from Boston to Washington.
     
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    either way, I don't think I would put my life in Amtrak's hands at 312mph
     
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    It does it on their short track they are running now... why not ?

    Although all of this stinks of the Simpson's Monorail episode.
     
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    Yeah, id really hope that amtrac wouldnt get the contract for america's maglev train.
     
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    Amtrack are the only people dedicated to moving people by train though. If any other train company took it over, you would be able to overnight deliver a car.

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    Which would be neat, if you shipped your car, and your car was being GPS tracked and you got sent for doing 300 mph for 4 hours to LA.
     
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    LOL yeah. That would be teh shitty. I used to put pennies on the train tracks close to my house.
     
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