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All Existing and U/C Maglev Lines 2020

We have gathered the data of all currently existing maglev lines, commercial and test lines as well as the ones that are under construction now. We didn't include in the list lines that have been closed or where construction hasn't started yet. This article will be updated as new lines ...

Maglev Lines Under Construction in 2020

As of 2020 there are three new maglev lines under construction. There are two medium-speed lines and one high-speed line where development has already started. The first one to go in to commercial operation is the maglev line for the major economic and transportation hub in China, Qingyuan.

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 ...