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maglev:

see magnetic levitationmagnetic levitation
or maglev
, support and often propulsion of objects or vehicles by the use of magnets. The magnets used in magnetic levitation suspend an object free of contact with any surface, making it particularly appropriate for high-speed (275–300
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maglev

[′mag‚lev]
(electromagnetism)
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The maglev technology might just be the future of train transportation but there are only a few countries operating maglev trains around the world: China, South Korea and Japan, because the benefits of this tech has been hard to justify against the costs and risk.
"The Urban League's motto: 'Empowering communities, changing lives.' That's what the Northeast Maglev is all about ...
The maglev production line in CEZA, Lambino also said, would roll out light rail vehicles, and medium and high-speed Maglev trains capable of running from 200 kilometers (km) to 400 km per hour for neighboring countries in Southeast Asia.
The Maglev R&D project has further diversified investments coming into the Freeport 15 months into Lambino's term as head of the agency.
Because there is a tight coupling between Maglev train and track beam via vertical levitation force for the track beam, it is inevitable to mainly produce vertical vibration rather than lateral vibration.
Generally, most researches have been carried out for 2D maglev vehicle models, and few studies have employed simple 3D vehicle models [22, 23, 25, 26].
" The Indian Government shall provide land for the 200 to 500 kilometre- long project while the company that will eventually bag the contract will be expected to design the Maglev train and build an elevated track for running the train; all this only after it successfully gives a demonstration of the Maglev systems over a distance of 10 to 15 km," the government proposal said.
In Section 2, the maglev bogie structure and the relevant risk sources are analyzed.
Japan's Central Railway plans to introduce the Maglev train service between the cities of Tokyo and Nagoya in 2027.
The seven-car maglev - short for "magnetic levitation" - reached a top speed of 603km/h on Tuesday during what officials described as a "comfortable" zip along a test track near Mount Fuji, reports The Guardian.
The Maglev Test Line, near Mount Fuji, about 50 miles (80km) west of Tokyo, is developing technology for use on a future link between Tokyo and Osaka.
The seven-car maglev -- short for "magnetic levitation" -- train, hit a top speed of 603 kilometres an hour, and managed nearly 11 seconds over 600kph Central Japan Railway said.