The ‘flying train’ would theoretically allow passengers to travel from Beijing to Wuhan in central China in half an hour. Photo: Handout
The ‘flying train’ would theoretically allow passengers to travel from Beijing to Wuhan in central China in half an hour. Photo: Handout
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Is China firm’s plan to develop 4,000 km/h train just a pipe dream?

Company says its concept would combine supersonic aircraft and high-speed rail technologies, but experts have cast huge doubts on the scheme

The ‘flying train’ would theoretically allow passengers to travel from Beijing to Wuhan in central China in half an hour. Photo: Handout
The ‘flying train’ would theoretically allow passengers to travel from Beijing to Wuhan in central China in half an hour. Photo: Handout
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