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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 ...

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 ...

The Six Operational Maglev Lines in 2018

You have most probably heard about the Shanghai Maglev line, the fastest operating commercial train, but did you know that there are another five maglev lines in the world for public use? There are two more in China, two in South-Korea and one in Japan. In this article, we list ...