19 Jun '11, 7pm

Japan’s Wicked-Fast Maglev Train Moves Forward, Again

Japan’s Wicked-Fast Maglev Train Moves Forward, Again

“The technologies of the Superconducting Maglev have been established comprehensively and systematically, which makes it possible to draw up detailed specifications and technological standards for revenue service,” the committee said. The world’s fastest trains, maglev trains travel without touching the ground. Instead, they run levitated above their guideway by using repulsive and attractive electromagnetic forces between superconducting magnets on board the vehicle and coils on the ground.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/06/19/japans-wicked-fast-ma...

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