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Wednesday, 18 July 2012

The Fastest Ferrari is not a Car but a Train

A train service is called “Italo” has been launched on April 28, 2012 in Italy. It is bright red, has plush seats, panoramic window, personal media centers, power supplies, tunnel-proof wireless internet available and a great stereo. The train has a top speed of 300kph. The train has three classes of service, similar to airlines. The high speed trains, based on the Alstom AGV technology, boast 98% recycled content in their construction. Weighing 10% less than similar high speed trains will reduce energy demand 15%, saving 650,000 kWh on 500,000km of annual travel.