United States of America

 

John Harding was the Chief Maglev Scientist for the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).

 

Germany, European Union

Am 8. November 2006 ist Herr Dipl.-Ing. Karl-Hartmut Blesik überraschend verstorben.

Germany, European Union

Dieter Spethmann (* March 27, 1926 in Essen, † February 1, 2016 in Dusseldorf) was a German lawyer and industrial manager. He was CEO of Thyssen AG. Spethmann modernized Thyssen and was a strong advocate of the Transrapid technology, which he took over from former Kassel-based company Henschel-Werke for Thyssen.