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Elon Musk to Tunnel China

Boring Company to Set-Up Operations in China For China, Tunnel Based Transportation Systems Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk just announced that he's going to launch operations of his Boring Company in China.  He'll do so during a trip to China for an artificial intelligence conference late this month.  The Boring company builds tunnel based transportation systems, including the Hyperloop. From LA & Las Vegas to China Musk has momentum going with the Boring Company, which is far from boring.  Musk recently won his first commercial contract to build a mile long shuttle to ferry tourists around the Las Vegas Convention Center.  He's also built a test tunnel at the company's headquarters in suburban Los Angeles.  In July, he raised $120 million from outside investors to help fund his tunnel projects and proposals.  He wants to build a tunnel system to connect Baltimore and Washington, DC.  That is currently under environmental review.  He's also proposed

World's Fastest Bullet Train List

Where's the US in the Bullet Train Tech Race? World's Fastest Bullet Train - Japan's Loseries SC Maglev Asia and Europe are dominating in speed and deployment of bullet trains.  The world leaders in the technology are Japan, France and China.  These nations have systems up and running and some are currently building more.  Here's the 2018 list of the Top Ten Fastest Bullet Trains in the World:   Japan - Loseries SC Maglev, also known as Japan Laser, at 375 mph   France - TGV at 357 mph   China - CRH38OA at 302 mph   Japan - N700 Shinkansen 275 mph   China - Shanghai Maglev at 275 mph   South Korea - HEMU 430X at 267 mph   Italy - Frecciarossa 1000 at 220 mph   Spain - Talgo 350 at 205 mph   Germany - ICE3 at 199 mph   Taiwan  THSR 700T  at 186 mph Massive Acceleration Testing Some of these systems have exceeded speeds of 400 mph with belief they'll be able to sustain travel at 500 mph.  That would cut a trip from Paris to Berlin to 2 hours, ve