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Wuhan–Guangzhou Maglev

China plans to build the first section of the future Wuhan-Guangzhou maglev line next year. The first part will span over 200 km and it will be used to test the new maglev train prototype that will operate at 600 km/h, but will be capable of achieving a staggering 1000 ...

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 ...

The World's First Maglev Lines That No Longer Operate

The discovery of a new arrangement of magnets in the early 70's paved way for the introduction of the first commercial maglev lines in the world. The first maglev people mover to start operation was simply called "MAGLEV" and officially opened in 1984 at the Birmingham Airport in England.

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 ...