Science: The Flying Railroad

The sleek, bullet-nosed vehicle looks like something off a rocket designer's drawing board. But the shape of the futuristic train is highly functional. As it quickly and quietly gathers speed, it will actually begin to "fly." The streamlined cars will hurtle forward just above the ground at speeds of 300 m.p.h. or more. For the 1,000 passengers on board, the trip will be strikingly smooth and vibrationless.

The Japanese will probably be the first to enjoy so easy a ride. One of the more exciting technological exhibits at Expo 70 is a scale model...

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