Last week we posted design images of the Chinese Drive Through Bus. Today a colleague sent me another Chinese transit idea: the train that never stops. Check this out.
Paraphrasing this blog I found about the concept:
No time is wasted. The bullet train is moving all the time. If there are 30 stations between Beijing and Guangzhou , just stopping and accelerating again at each station will waste both energy and time. A mere 5 min stop per station (that seems like a really long time–you only get 30 seconds to board MetroRail!) will result in a total loss of 5 min x 30 stations or 2.5 hours of train journey time! Continue reading “Another Chinese Transit Concept: The train that never stops”