Forget Hyperloop, the Aerotrain-inspired SpaceTrain may eventually connect the French cities of Saran and Ruan. This futuristic train system operates in a system of subterranean tunnels operating in a low pressure atmosphere, enabling it to hit near-supersonic speeds, while preventing vibration and noise that would otherwise disrupt nearby neighborhoods. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“The first prototype is said to use a hydrogen turbine engine and be constructed in carbon fiber with graphene carbon breaks, graphene batteries, fuel cells and a myriad of other technologically advanced features. In short, it’s a mesmerizingly fast people mover with a whopping top speed of 745 mph,” reports Yanko Design.