GIF: Blink and you’ll miss the Japanese bullet train that travels at over 500kph 5 years ago

GIF: Blink and you’ll miss the Japanese bullet train that travels at over 500kph

This train is so fast that it could take you from Cork to Dublin in around 30-minutes...

The Central Japan Railway Company has been conducting testing of their super-fast maglev (magnetic levitation) Shinkansen trains for members of the public this past week. Just look at all those happy faces...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MsjvsAX-Og

Speed junkies got to experience a 42.8km route between the cities of Uenohara and Fuefuki, where the train reached speeds of 500kph (310mph).

As this GIF shows, blink and you’ll miss it...

Main pic via BBC - YouTube