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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.

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).

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.

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.

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