430 speedometer journey on magnetic rail train

430 on the magnetic rail train travels at speed: Magnetic levitation trains connecting the international airport in Shanghai to the city subway line speed 430 km per hour.

This is one of the fastest passenger trains in the world. It carries passengers from Pudong International Airport in Shanghai to the city metro line. Train running on an 30 km line can pass this distance in 7 minutes 20 seconds.

The magnetic levitation (MAGLEV) train, also known as the magnetic rail train, shifts over a rail system; wheel friction is not possible to do more speed. Behind this system lies a simple scientific logic. A plus tip and a minus point in the magnet draw each other while two plus points (or two minus points) push each other. The magnetic lifting system utilizes this push and the trains are pushed forward with the electromagnets.

When I was in Shanghai, I couldn't take this train. The train station was covered with gold. A digital watch showed the departure time of the next train. The train arrived a minute before. The doors opened. I sat on the blue seats in the modern looking interior. But what I've seen so far didn't have the extraordinary, except for the digital watch and the speedometer on every car.

When the departure time came, the doors closed and we left the station. The train started to accelerate immediately. Within a few seconds, the speedometer showed 100 followed by 200. As other passengers were accustomed to this speed, I expected them to bend their heads and behave as usual. But they were enjoying the journey in an exciting way, like children. When the speed reached 300 km per hour, the passengers started to take their seats and take a photo under the speedometer. The landscape seen through the window was thoroughly obscured. The interesting buzz from the speed inside the wagon was even higher. After a while, the speedometer showed 431 km. After a while after seeing this speed, the train slowly dropped to 100 and thought it was going too slow.

Source : www.bbc.com

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