Maglev NET - Maglev Trains & Magnetic Levitation

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

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 ...

Magrail: The Brilliant Mix of Maglev and Traditional Rail

The Warsaw-based Hyper Poland is promising to deliver a new type of train, a hybrid of traditional rail and maglev that can use the existing rail infrastructure. The advantage of this makes it possible to upgrade existing rail lines without the need of building a completely new infrastructure that is ...

Maglev vs. Airplane, Shinkansen & Car

As we are nearing the completion of the first stage of the Chuo Shinkansen, we take a look at the raw data to find out which will be the fastest way to commute between Tokyo and Nagoya in 2027, and later on between Tokyo and Osaka.