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The Benefits of Maglev Technology

The earliest patents for electromagnetic transportation systems date back to the beginning of the 20th century. Hermann Kemper, a German inventor filed a series of patents in the late '30s for a technology that uses magnetic levitation trains propelled by linear motors. The first prototypes were tested during the next ...

China's High Speed Maglev

China has been busy building their own high speed maglev train to compete with the German-developed Transrapid maglev trains and the L0 Series train by the Central Japan Railway Company. This futuristic looking train is capable of hitting speeds of 600 km/h (372 mph). Commercial production of these brand new ...