In Pictures: 12 cool future transportation concepts

From driverless cars to "never-stopping" trains, the way we get from point A to point B could be very different in the coming decades, most notably because of the new technologies that will be used

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Road train

If a never-stopping train doesn't suit your fancy, perhaps a road train will. In this concept, passengers in traditional cars would link up with other cars going in the same direction to create a road train. European researchers have created early versions of the technology, which require a lead vehicle that subsequent cars then follow using both imaging and communications technology. The line of cars all follow and mimic a lead car, creating a centipede of cars potentially, with vehicles being able to enter and exit the line as needed.

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