Tuesday, January 17, 2006

I love Japan, I hate Venezuela...

A relative sent this cool video and comments from David Gifford.

Riding the Superconducting Maglev Train - Linear Motor Car
by David Gifford.
6 min 10 sec - Nov 7, 2005

Riding Japan's Superconducting Maglev "Linear Motor Car" Train at 502 kilometers/hour on a beautiful day at JR Railway Technical Research Institute's Yamanashi Maglev Test Line.
This was shot with a JVC Everio GZ-MC500 3CCD hard disk drive camcorder. The length is 6 minutes and 11 seconds. Courtesy of Harvard Club of Japan and Central Japan Railway Company

Camera: David Gifford

I wish we one day Venezuela can "evolve" to have a train that travels 500 Km per hour. Don't we have enough money to buy this technology?

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