A Japanese maglev train set a world speed record last week, travelling at 374 miles per hour during a demonstration run for the experimental train.
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A sci-fi transit concept called the AKA24 gives drivers the option of total control on local roads, or of letting a computer take over on a high-speed maglev line.
Japan has offered to provide half of the loans required to build a 37-mile maglev train between Baltimore and our national capital, Washington D.C. The saddest part? How happy officials are to have the help.
The Central Japan Railway Co. (JRC) is resuming trials on the L-Zero maglev line between Nagoya and Tokyo with a maximum speed of a mind-bending 310 mph. That will cut the time it takes to make the 177-mile journey in half. Maglev stands for magnetic levitation, and in place of having a train run on […]
Central Japan Railway has tested the newest Maglev L0 Train. The train is expected to carry 1,000 passengers and can travel up to 311 MPH, allowing the new train to travel over 200 miles from Tokyo to Nagoya in 40 minutes.
While Republicans continue to rail against high-speed trains, pining for the good old days when party founder Abe Lincoln was a railroad lawyer, Japan continues to advance into the 21st century. The latest: the thin-nosed Hayabusa (“Falcon”) bullet train debuted last week, making its 300 kilometre per hour (186 mph) run from Tokyo to Aomori […]