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Tomy Linear Liner Maglev Toy Train

Takara Tomy, the Japanese entertainment company that makes children's toys and merchandise is the creator of the fastest toy train in the world. Their Linear Liner train is the scale replica of the record-breaking 603 km/h (375 mph) SC Maglev (Superconducting Magnetic levitation) train. The 1/90th scale model is equally ...

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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 ...

World’s First Maglev Elevator

Thyssenkrupp designed a new breed of futuristic elevators that use the power of magnetic levitation. These new elevators operate with linear motors zoom the cabins through shafts. It can go horizontally and vertically as well, it can move people up, down, left, or right. This new type of elevator is ...

SkyTran is Coming to Tel-Aviv

Anyone who keeps up with science and medicine already knows that Israel is one of the most progressive countries when it comes to harnessing new technologies. Jerusalem Online recently revealed that SkyTran maglev technology, developed by NASA, was in the works for the city of Tel Aviv as a new ...