Look! Up in the sky! It’s … a 400-mph train! | NBC News Mach

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From room-size vehicles that drive over traffic jams to firefighting drones that lift firefighters high above crowded city streets, Dahir Semenov has proposed all kinds of strange, futuristic vehicles and urban systems. Now the Russian engineer is offering up his vision for a high-speed passenger train that would fly between stations rather than ride between them on rails.

A new computer-animated video shows several versions of the proposed flying train, each capable of carrying hundreds of passengers and featuring tilting wings and electrically powered propellers. The electricity needed to propel the flying train would be fed through a moving tether linked to an electrified rail that runs on the ground from station to station.

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/look-sky-it-s-400-mph-train-ncna891771

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