hovertrain


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hovertrain

(ˈhɒvəˌtreɪn)
n
(Railways) a train that moves over a concrete track and is supported while in motion by a cushion of air supplied by powerful fans
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The shock was even greater since I remembered its prototype, the Hovertrain, developed by the NRDC near Cambridge at St Ives.
SPEEDS of more than 100mph were reached by a prototype in Cambridgeshire - but in 1973 Hovertrain was abruptly cancelled.
Britt Robertson is teenager Casey who finds a lapel badge that, when touched, sends her to a futuristic world - Tomorrowland - whose citizens live in blissful cities of steel, travel via hovertrains and catch ships to other galaxies.