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Maglev vs. Airplane, Shinkansen & Car

As we are nearing the completion of the first stage of the Chuo Shinkansen, we take a look at the raw data to find out which will be the fastest way to commute between Tokyo and Nagoya in 2027, and later on between Tokyo and Osaka.

Zhangjiajie and Shaoshan Maglev Lines

The 10th largest province of China, Hunan, is determined to make this decade a breakthrough for the maglev technology. It's ambitious plans of eight maglev lines, with a total length of more than 1,000 km (621 miles) including the extension of the already existing Changsha Maglev Express. The second iteration ...

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 ...

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.

Traditional Shinkansen vs Maglev

The history of Shinkansen, also known as the bullet train, goes back to the early 60s. This is when the first of its kind, the 0 Series Shinkansen, started operating on the Tokyo-Osaka line. The first bullet train was a pioneer of its time operating at speeds of 210 km/h ...