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Chinese Train Hits 302 MPH, Breaks Commercial Speed Record

If we had trains this fast, one could get from Los Angeles to Portland, Oregon, in five or six hours.


While California's high-speed rail network is just barely getting started (and won't even have trains for the foreseeable future) the aerodynamic beauty above just hit a new speed record for a commercial train—302 mph—on China's Beijing to Shanghai line.

If we had trains that fast in America, one could get from Los Angeles to Portland, Oregon, in five or six hours.

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