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Traditional Shinkansen vs Maglev

The history of Shinkansen, also known as the bullet train, goes back to the early 60s. This is when the first of its kind, the 0 Series Shinkansen, started operating on the Tokyo-Osaka line. The first bullet train was a pioneer of its time operating at speeds of 210 km/h ...

Japanese Maglev Evolution 1972 - 2020

Japan has been researching maglev technology since the beginning of the 60's with a clear goal of creating a super fast connection between Tokyo and Osaka within less than an hour. The Japanese National Railways (JNR) started their research on a magnetic levitation railway system in 1962. The development of ...

The 12 Best Maglev Toys and Gadgets

We have gathered a list of magnetically levitated toys and gadgets that we found in one way or another stand out from the rest. There is a great variety of maglev toys on the market, but many of them are not on par with the expectations. We thought to put ...

Wuhan–Guangzhou Maglev

China plans to build the first section of the future Wuhan-Guangzhou maglev line next year. The first part will span over 200 km and it will be used to test the new maglev train prototype that will operate at 600 km/h, but will be capable of achieving a staggering 1000 ...

China's High Speed Maglev

China has been busy building their own high speed maglev train to compete with the German-developed Transrapid maglev trains and the L0 Series train by the Central Japan Railway Company. This futuristic looking train is capable of hitting speeds of 600 km/h (372 mph). Commercial production of these brand new ...