Speaking of China, How About World’s Fastest Train?

chinesebullettraingruntzooki Speaking of China, How About Worlds Fastest Train?The Chinese government plans to introduce by 2012 a new generation of bullet trains that run for long stretches at 236 miles per hour. That’s about half the speed of your average passenger jet. More here in the British press.

Will the U.S., particularly its train-happy Northeast, ever produce such fast rail? You know the answer, but more here anyway.