China unveils 372 mph maglev train - state media

China unveiled the fastest ground vehicle in the world

Source: Chinese state media

Location: Qingdao, China

The maglev train is capable of reaching 372 mph (600kph)

It would only take 2.5 hours to travel from Beijing to Shanghai

Such journey currently takes 3 hours by plane

The maglev train uses electro-magnetic force to "levitate" above the track

with no contact between body and rail

China has been using the technology for nearly 20 years on a very limited scale

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