China’s existing bullet trains can run at 350km/h. Photo: Bloomberg
China’s existing bullet trains can run at 350km/h. Photo: Bloomberg

Chinese scientists want to add wings to bullet trains to make them even faster

  • Study finds that five pairs of wings on each carriage would generate lift, reducing the weight and taking the top speed to 450km/h (280mph)
  • Research is part of CR450, a project launched by Beijing that aims to develop a new generation of high-speed trains

Topic |   China science
China’s existing bullet trains can run at 350km/h. Photo: Bloomberg
China’s existing bullet trains can run at 350km/h. Photo: Bloomberg
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