At the 2018 World Transportation “High-speed Railway Technology Development Forum”, Mr ZHANG Feng of Southwest Jiaotong University reported that China explores a super high-speed railway. The world’s fastest vacuum tube high temperature superconducting linear model car test line is currently being built in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, and is expected to be completed by the end of the year, to begin testing. Flying height is 10 mm, load is 200 kg. The test speed was said to reach a maximum of 400 kilometers.

JST China news, June 21, 2018