Suspended service! China unveils its first ever elevated monorail where carriages are HUNG from the tracks like a rollercoaster
China's first suspended railway has completed its test run without a hitch on Friday.
The hanging train carriages were filmed in action in the city of Chengdu as they zipped along the elevated monorail at speeds of 60kmph.
According to reports, the tests will continue until engineers have given it the all-clear but as of yet, no official opening date has been announced.
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Instead of electricity, the suspension system is powered by lithium batteries.
Zhai Wanming, chief designer of the project, told People's Daily China, that the new train is more cost-effective and... read more
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