Maglev Train Proposal Promises 15 Minute Ride From Baltimore To D.C.

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.

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I Love The Future: Japan’s 310 MPH Maglev Train Resumes Testing

The Central Japan Railway Co. (JRC) is resuming trials on the L-Zero maglev line between Nagoya and Tokyo with a

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Slingatron Kickstarter Promises Cheaper, Cleaner Space Missions

Derek Tidman was fascinated by magnetic rail-guns and launching heavy things really, really far. Rather than turn his attentions to pumpkins and cattle, however, Tidman invented combined a futuristic rail-gun with an ancient hunting weapon to create the Slingatron – a cheaper, cleaner way to put Earth-bound payloads into orbit.

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New Maglev Train Debuts In Japan

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.

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