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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.

Japan Tests Ambitious New Maglev Train

The most ambitious maglev project to date has started testing in Japan. The five-car train quickly accelerates to a top speed of over 500kph. The train – known as the L0 Series – travels so fast that it creates a shock wave and slipstream of wind so powerful it to ...