Oh, I'll TOTALLY be checking this out.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) —A woman stared for several minutes as a crane hoisted huge jigsaw-like pieces off a flatbed truck and placed them on the west steps of the state Capitol in Sacramento.
"I give up," the woman told a California Highway Patrol officer standing nearby. "What is it?"
When fully assembled, it will be a 50-foot-long, life-sized model of a bullet train.
The German engineering company, Siemens, plans to open the mock-up to public visits Wednesday and Thursday.
"We thought it would be a good idea to show people how high-speed rail will look in California," said Armin Kick, Siemen's director of high-speed rail for the United States.
The mock-up includes passenger seats, a snack bar and a driver's compartment.