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Japan's Maglev Train Breaks Own Speed Record

A cutting-edge train in Japan has blown past its own world speed record, reaching 603 kph or 375 mph. Central Japan Railway Co. officials said the seven-car "maglev" train — short for "magnetic levitation" — traveled at more than 600 kilometers per hour for 11 seconds during a test run Tuesday. Its previous record, set in 2003, was 590 kph or 366 mph. The bullet train can reach such high speeds thanks to powerful magnets that allow it to hover several...

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