World's Largest Underground High-Speed Rail Station Is Not A Concept, To Be Completed In 2015
May 04, 2012 12:09
When the Express Rail Link west Kowloon Terminus is completed in 2015, it will be the world's largest underground high speed rail station. It will occupy 4,628,481 sq/ft and its the work of architectural studio Aedas.
From the central Hong Kong terminal's 15 tracks, high-speed trains capable of reaching up to 124mph will convey travelers from one city to another in a record 48-minute's time.
Wired has published a very nice feature on Kip Thorne and the science behind Chris Nolan's Interstellar. Kip Thorne is one of the world's most celebrated theoretical physicists. He and Nolan worked together to ensure depictions of scientific happenings in the film are as accurate as possible. Read more