The Chuo Shinkansen is a magnetic levitation (maglev) train line that will eventually run from Tokyo to Osaka.
The cutting edge maglev technology sounds pretty cool, right? Plus, while taking the current shinkansen from Tokyo to Osaka will take you at least 2 hours and 30 minutes, the maglev will cut that down to a breezy 1 hour and 7 minutes. Awesome, right?
Maybe not so awesome when you consider that the final leg to Osaka won’t be open until 2037. I’m pretty sure we’ll have flying cars by then that will get us there much faster.Read More