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World's Fastest Train 

A look at the Shanghai Transrapid maglev train, the fastest public passenger train in the world. It reaches a speed of 268 miles per hour in its 19-mile, 7-minute trip from the city of Shanghai to Shanghai Pudong International Airport.

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Matt Grosch (as Matthew Grosch), Greg Lander Williams (as Greg Williams) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Mike Bratton Mike Bratton ... Narrator (voice)
Yewande Akinola Yewande Akinola ... Herself - Design Engineer
Jen Masengarb Jen Masengarb ... Herself - Chicago Architecture Foundation
Andrew Steele Andrew Steele ... Himself - Physicist (as Dr. Andrew Steele)
Eric R. Laithwaite Eric R. Laithwaite ... Himself - Electrical Engineer (archive footage) (as Eric Laithwaite)
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A fascinating show covering early high speed trains but moving quickly to the Maglev train running in China. It doesn't cover the speedy Japanese and French trains because the primary goal is explaining the Maglev, the World's Fastest Train.

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Documentary

Certificate:

TV-G
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Release Date:

25 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Shanghai, China See more »

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The magleve was designed, engineered and built at a company called Magnemotion in Devons, MA. See more »

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