The Original High-Speed Train Was Invented Over 100 Years Ago

But you might not want to step foot in it

The Russian aerowagon
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Things were revving up for some Germans at the end of WWI. In particular, a man by the name of Otto Steinitz fancied himself with a solution to a long-term problem.

Trains go vroom vroom. But can they go vroom vroom vroom?




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