China has unveiled its first railless train that runs on rubber tires instead rails which is part of the intelligent rail express system.
The world's first railless train
The world's first railless train, developed by the CRRC Zhuzhou Institute Co. Ltd, was unveiled in Central China's Hunan province on Friday. The 30-meter train, with three carriages, is part of the intelligent rail express system by the developer, and runs on rubber tires rather than rails.
The train can move at a speed of 70 km/h and can carry up to 500 passengers, offering new options for easing modern transport pressures. The train is also powered by electricity and can travel 40km per full charge.
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