Maglev NET - Maglev Trains & Magnetic Levitation

Maglev NET brings you the news about the magnetic levitation technology developments. 

The Benefits of Maglev Technology

The earliest patents for electromagnetic transportation systems date back to the beginning of the 20th century. Hermann Kemper, a German inventor filed a series of patents in the late '30s for a technology that uses magnetic levitation trains propelled by linear motors. The first prototypes were tested during the next ...

The Most Affordable Maglev Train

This is possibly as close as you can get to the L0 Series SCMaglev for the time being. Takara Tomy created a beautifully crafted 1/187 scale model of the L0 Series maglev train. The model is approved by JR Tokai. It has a metal frame with four little wheels under ...

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Transrapid Maglev Vs ICE 3 Performance

We compare state-of-the-art German rail technology from the same era. The Intercity-Express 3 conventional train, which was introduced in 2000, and it's the fastest train in Germany to this date, and the Transrapid 08 maglev train which was unveiled just a year earlier and it's derivative model is used on ...

Transrapid Design History

Transrapid is a German-made technology designed to transport people on high-speed maglev lines. Siemens AG and ThyssenKrupp Transrapid GmbH were behind this project. Transrapid is a combination of two Latin words: trans as "over" and rapid which means "fast". The development of the first prototypes started in 1969, and the ...