LABOUR PROCESS IN THE FUTURE 179
Trends in the Development of Transport Facilities
Year Type of Transport and Speed
1978 Super‑tankers of 2‑3 million tons displacement.
1980 Cars with speed breaking and signalling controlled automa-
1983 Electric trains with an average speed of 200‑250
km per hour.
1985 Separation of highways into those for passenger
1990 Mass production of submarines capable of jet
1995 Electric trains with an average speed of 500‑600
km. per hour.
2000 Complete automation of continual flows using
2005 Undersea apparatuses with characteristics approaching
2020 Electromagnetic trains powered by jet engines
with a speed
2030 Use of railway transport for freight carriage
on the Moon.
SOURCE: Kosolapov, V. Mankind and the Year 2000, translated by Y. Sviridov (Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1976), pp. 179. (Russian: 1973) From Chapter 5, Labour Process in the Future, pp. 148-180.
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