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Maglev trains — transport tech that simply won't fly

The magnetic levitation (maglev) idea was patented as long ago as the 1930s. For the past four decades, Germany’s best engineers have been working out the technical details. But the Transrapid — the monorail maglev system developed by Siemens and ThyssenKrupp that has trains speeding on a magnetic cushion at 500 kilometers an hour — simply won’t fly. Full Story

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