Topic : maglev technology

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Musk gets 'OK' to start hyperloop in Maryland

Technology| October 23, 2017

The 10.3-mile tunnel will be the first portion of the underground hyperloop system that the SpaceX founder wants to build between Washington, D.C. and New York City.

Hyperloop One announces 10 winners of 'Global Challenge'

Rail| September 19, 2017

The company will commit meaningful business and engineering resources and work closely with each of the winning teams/routes to determine their commercial viability.

Rail| July 6, 2016

Hyperloop trip would link Helsinki to Stockholm in under 30 minutes

A study of a full-scale system connecting the two capitals would save three hours compared to flying or an overnight ferry. The value of time saved by the network is estimated to be $355 million per year.

Rail| December 19, 2014

Future transportation technology Discovery Channel documentary

Documentary showcases future technologies for rail.

Management & Operations| November 19, 2014

Japan test runs 311 mph maglev train

The maglev trains have been tested before between the cities of Uenohara and Fuefuki but now members of the public have been allowed on board for the first time.
Management & Operations| November 19, 2014

Japan's levitating maglev train reaches 500km/h (311mph): BBC News

Train fans have experienced the speed of super-fast maglev trains, during test runs for members of the public in central Japan. One hundred passengers whizzed along a 42.8km (27 mile) route between the cities of Uenohara and Fuefuki, reaching speeds of up to 500km/h (311mph).

Management & Operations| September 24, 2014

Is maglev rail Japan's 'Spruce Goose'?

Critics argue that the extremely costly project is inherently risky in a country due to experience a rapid decline in population, while airlines are increasing budget services, according to the report.
Management & Operations| September 5, 2014

The Northeast Maglev

The Superconducting Maglev (SCMAGLEV) is the world’s fastest train. This revolutionary system utilizes the concept of superconducting magnetic levitation, originally conceived by American physicists. This concept influenced the creation of the SCMAGLEV system in Japan, which has been gone through more than 50 years of research and development.

Management & Operations| June 24, 2014

SkyTran's futuristic elevated transport system to be built in Israel

Touted as a high-speed, energy-efficient, transportation system, skyTran is a network of computer-controlled, 2-person "jet-like" vehicles employing state-of-the-art passive Magnetic Levitation technology.

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