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by jok
9. May 2022, 12:29
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: [SE] DSMG Maglev Youtube channel
Replies: 0
Views: 47

[SE] DSMG Maglev Youtube channel

Now DSMG has its own Youtube channel.

DSMG:
The Scandinavian Magnetic Train Group is a non-profit association that works to ensure that Maglev, magnetic trains will be available in Sweden
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCapULv ... FZeRS7V5aA Accessed: 2022-05-09
by jok
27. Apr 2022, 10:50
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 56
Views: 12788

[JP] Shizuoka and JR Tokai resume talks after almost 2 years

Shizuoka and JR Tokai resume talks after almost 2 years . K10013600671_2204261913_0426192843_01_02[1].jpg . Photo: NHK https://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20220426/K10013600671_2204261913_0426192843_01_02.jpg Accessed on April 27, 2022. Direct talks between Shizuoka Prefecture have resumed for the fir...
by jok
13. Apr 2022, 19:49
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Nagoya Maglev Station
Replies: 7
Views: 1306

[JP] Construction site of Nagoya Linear Station opened to the press

リニア名古屋駅の工事現場を報道陣に公開 Construction site of Nagoya Linear Station opened to the press. The Linear Central Shinkansen Line, which will connect Tokyo's Shinagawa Station and Nagoya Station in 40 minutes, will have a new station 30 meters underground from the current Nagoya Station, where the Linear train...
by jok
30. Mar 2022, 10:59
Forum: SCANDINAVIA
Topic: [SE] Study: maglev may be best for the climate and cost the least
Replies: 0
Views: 354

[SE] Study: maglev may be best for the climate and cost the least

https://miljo-utveckling.se/wp-content/blogs.dir/sites/11/2021/12/mulogoblue-340x69.png Study: maglev may be best for the climate and cost the least 30 mars 2022 by Emmy Westling Translation of excerpts from an article in the Swedish https://miljo-utveckling.se/studie-magnettag-kan-vara-bast-for-kl...
by jok
28. Mar 2022, 00:32
Forum: Hyperloop concepts
Topic: TUM hyperloop
Replies: 1
Views: 981

[DE] TUM hyperloop

After winning all four competitions for the fastest hyperloops, a team of researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is now building the first real-size prototype including a vacuum tube. The prototype of the high-tech concrete tube is being designed using Allplan software. Source: ht...
by jok
15. Feb 2022, 17:16
Forum: Personalities & Anniversaries
Topic: Passed away: Prof. Dr. Anatoly A. Zaitsev
Replies: 0
Views: 315

Passed away: Prof. Dr. Anatoly A. Zaitsev

It is with deep sorrow that we inform you today of the passing of Professor Dr. Anatoly A. Zaitsev, head of the Russian Maglev Science and Engineering Education Cluster of the Russian Federation and former Minister of Railways of the Russian Federation. Anatoly Alexandrovich Zaitsev passed away on F...
by jok
7. Feb 2022, 13:19
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: Two options for reviving TVE
Replies: 3
Views: 2100

Re: "Spacetrain": French project Group interested in reviving the TVE

It turns out that a French project group is interested in reviving the former northern Germany Transrapid test facility. Instagram-Posts even show Spacetrain employees have already visited the test facility: https://www.instagram.com/p/CQEEDoArUi-/?utm_medium=copy_link https://space-train.fr/ is th...
by jok
1. Feb 2022, 18:30
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Plans for an African maglev network
Replies: 2
Views: 312

Re: Plans for an African maglev network

Plans unveiled for African maglev network Afrailways is developing Afrail Express as a high-speed passenger rail system to connect the entire African continent, from South Africa to Morocco, and Nigeria to Egypt. Afrail Express is seeking to appoint a main contractor for the construction of the inf...
by jok
10. Jan 2022, 16:59
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Expected effects of Gifu Maglev Station
Replies: 3
Views: 607

Re: Gifu Maglev Station: draft design book

img_f7a5cbb8c141787cb2d158a643671846391029[2].jpg 2022-01-10 Original Picture Source: Gifu City: https://www.gifu-np.co.jp/articles/-/30620 Accessed on 2022-01-10 It's striking how little visible the massive Maglev station building is in this rendering. The light gray in this illustration almost lo...
by jok
3. Jan 2022, 13:54
Forum: USA: Baltimore - Washington Maglev Project
Topic: Northeast Maglev: Review of the year 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 198

Northeast Maglev: Review of the year 2021

Northeast Maglev: Review of the year 2021 Source: Northeast Maglev Email-Newsletter of Dec. 31, 2021 . Northeast Maglev 2021.jpg . Source: Northeast Maglev Email-Newsletter of Dec. 31, 2021 Superconducting Maglev Project Update NEPA Environmental Impact Statement Process Continues In January, the D...
by jok
24. Dec 2021, 00:49
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 56
Views: 12788

14 sites for the disposal of soil from the Maglev construction

On December 22, the chiefs of 16 municipalities involved in the construction of the linear railway line and JR Tokai executives exchanged opinions at the Iida Joint Government Building in Iida City on March 22. JR Tokai requested that they find a place to use the "soil requiring countermeasure...
by jok
26. Oct 2021, 12:45
Forum: USA: Baltimore - Washington Maglev Project
Topic: There’s been little progress
Replies: 1
Views: 430

There’s been little progress

When I heard about the superconducting magnetic levitation train that’s set to run between Baltimore and Washington, D.C — with an eventual connection to New York — I was overjoyed. But that was 2016. Now, in 2021, there’s been little progress with construction. Actually, the project was just put o...
by jok
25. Oct 2021, 22:55
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Maglev versus Air travel between any two end points?
Replies: 8
Views: 1078

Re: Maglev versus Air travel between any two end points?

Hi all, What could be the factors that can make Maglev look more attractive compared to airports and air travel between two end points? One important factor in current situation is electrical versus fossil/liquid fuel. What else would you consider very important? In principle, there are the top3 mo...
by jok
17. Oct 2021, 19:19
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: China pushes with maglev & rail for influence, control
Replies: 0
Views: 487

China pushes with maglev & rail for influence, control

https://twt-assets.washtimes.com/images/TWTlogo3.5238e37e24b5.png Desert-circling rail line latest link in China’s push for influence, control . china_postcard_from_xinjiang_73808_c0-179-4275-2671_s885x516.jpg . Source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/multimedia/image/ap_china_postcard_from_xinjian...
by jok
10. Oct 2021, 17:43
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Air friction reduction - latest research on surface coatings?
Replies: 4
Views: 1949

Re: Air friction reduction - latest research on surface coatings?

Thanks jok! If convenient, please share any references. Here is a general article about the Fraunhofer research group that has ben investigating the shark skin effect since about 2005. https://www.zdnet.com/article/a-sharkskin-coating-for-ships-planes-and-blades/ Article from 2010, still to the poi...
by jok
10. Oct 2021, 17:36
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Maglev for flying cars?
Replies: 6
Views: 1032

Re: Maglev for flying cars?

Won't the forces be only as much as they are without maglev, like in the shared video? Yes, it could be slow/little forces - but then what would be the real advantage of using Maglev? That would be a rather undramatic field of application, not a real breakthrough with relevant advantages. Or how do...
by jok
6. Oct 2021, 00:42
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Air friction reduction - latest research on surface coatings?
Replies: 4
Views: 1949

Re: Air friction reduction - latest research on surface coatings?

Hi all, I wonder what is the state of the art technology for surface coatings that can make drastic reduction in air friction in maglev trains? What is the future potential of such research? Thanks. The last piece of info that seemed convincing was to use a fine, rough surface like that found in sh...
by jok
6. Oct 2021, 00:33
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Maglev for flying cars?
Replies: 6
Views: 1032

Re: Maglev for flying cars?

Q2021 wrote:
4. Oct 2021, 11:40
similar to that for an aircraft - at least take-off.
The acceleration forces would be strong. Would that be flying cars only for athletes and young people? Could be a bit of a hassle touring grandpa and grandma if they need to be resuscitated already right after take off.
by jok
4. Oct 2021, 09:31
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Maglev for flying cars?
Replies: 6
Views: 1032

Re: Maglev for flying cars?

Q2021 wrote:
2. Oct 2021, 17:33
Hi all,

Can maglev technology be useful for flying cars?

Ref: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2tDOYkFCYo

Hmmm. I can't see much perspective here. If it is prop drive, maybe magnetic bearings are an option.
What prospects do you see since you ask this question?
by jok
2. Oct 2021, 00:57
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: Iconic Maglev Hair Styles
Replies: 0
Views: 365

Iconic Maglev Hair Styles

We heard that it was #NationalHairDay! We've had some iconic Maglev hairstyles for Halloween in the past... Who wore it best? What other hair icons do you want to see this year? Eyes #SCMaglev #AllAboard Tweet on Twitter by @NortheastMaglev https://twitter.com/NortheastMaglev/status/144402733779257...
by jok
29. Sep 2021, 12:51
Forum: ASIA
Topic: China Maglev ""has already surpassed Japan" (?)
Replies: 1
Views: 454

Re: China Maglev ""has already surpassed Japan" (?)

So why does Japan still proceed with the construction? The article argued that it must be because Japan wants to become the world's second high-speed rail kingdom after China . It is claiming that it is competing with China. Another reason is that they are hoping for the "economic benefits&quo...
by jok
24. Sep 2021, 22:34
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Nagoya Maglev Station
Replies: 7
Views: 1306

Nagoya Maglev Station

Expectations for the Nagoya maglev station リニア駅着々期待感 2021/09/25 05:00 by Hiroki Sano Source: https://www.yomiuri.co.jp/local/chubu/feature/CO037671/20210924-OYTAT50026/ Accessed: 2021-09-24 Summary of the article, translated:  The east side of Nagoya Station, where buildings stand in a forest, has ...
by jok
23. Sep 2021, 11:02
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: France: citizens' railroad organized as a cooperative
Replies: 0
Views: 351

France: citizens' railroad organized as a cooperative

In France, a citizens' railroad organized as a cooperative is getting underway, which aims to connect regions neglected by the state railroad SCNCF with its own trains. The Ministry of the Environment in Paris granted the rail company Railcoop the operating permit, as announced on Wednesday. The bas...
by jok
20. Sep 2021, 23:08
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 56
Views: 12788

A change in JR Tokai's communication strategy?

<JR東海 金子慎社長>「流域の皆様には水利用の問題を中心に大変ご心配をおかけしていることについてお詫びを申し上げます。まず皆様方のお話を聞いて、聞かせていただくことがスタートであるという風に考えています」 Übersetzung: <I would like to apologize to the people of the Oi River basin for causing them so much concern, especially over the issue of water use. I believe that the first step is to listen. L...
by jok
17. Sep 2021, 21:56
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Maglev technology for aircrafts - any possibility?
Replies: 7
Views: 2477

Re: Maglev technology for aircrafts - any possibility?

Thanks jok! So, it should be viable for land based aircrafts also - small passenger ones and jet fighters? Could you also indicate any pros and cons versus current system. Best regards. For comfort reasons, the acceleration of a civilian aircraft must be much lower, since not all passengers on boar...
by jok
14. Sep 2021, 18:58
Forum: Hyperloop concepts
Topic: Pods - powered by batteries. Any alternatives?
Replies: 3
Views: 1890

Re: Pods - powered by batteries. Any alternatives?

Energy transfer by induction, as in the Transrapid, reduces the need for a large battery for some operational requirements. However, ensuring sufficient energy ressources, especially in the event of an operational malfunction, remains a problem that does not yet appear to have been solved convincing...
by jok
14. Sep 2021, 13:19
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Maglev technology for aircrafts - any possibility?
Replies: 7
Views: 2477

Re: Maglev technology for aircrafts - any possibility?

Is there any possibility that maglev technology can be used for aircrafts, at least taking off, and for small aircrafts? If yes, what are the pros and cons? Maglev systems are being used on new U.S. aircraft carriers to quickly bring fighters up to airspeed. In the past, these were compressed air-p...
by jok
14. Sep 2021, 13:12
Forum: Hyperloop concepts
Topic: Hyperloop - pod design and dimensions - significant effect on tube sizing?
Replies: 2
Views: 1705

Re: Hyperloop - pod design and dimensions - significant effect on tube sizing?

Since Hyperloop will operate in a vacuum, is it not better if capsule is designed longer instead of two or more seats in a row - essentially one seat behind the other with a few in series, still in a single capsule. Each seat may also be like a bed, people can lie, nearly, instead of sitting. In su...
by jok
14. Sep 2021, 12:55
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: Hyperloop Survey of Uni Oldenburg
Replies: 0
Views: 2066

Hyperloop Survey of Uni Oldenburg

https://i0.wp.com/files.polldaddy.com/0a08d10f8d9c5133246b8a3b1e911ecd-612500dcd1db6.png?w=655 The survey is primarily aimed at people who work professionally with or on transport systems. Its goal is to find out what qualitative properties differ between several transport systems. The results will...
by jok
4. Sep 2021, 12:20
Forum: USA: Baltimore - Washington Maglev Project
Topic: Maglev Washington - Baltimore: Is there a relevant potential?
Replies: 4
Views: 1363

Re: Maglev Washington - Baltimore: Is there a relevant potential?

The rail agency’s decision to pause its review was posted to the “permitting dashboard” established to help the public track federal infrastructure projects. It came after the agency received 4,000 comments during a public feedback period. The decision gives the agency the opportunity to review the...
by jok
28. Aug 2021, 12:12
Forum: RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Topic: Moscow Urban Maglev tests
Replies: 2
Views: 2107

Photos of Moscow Urban Maglev test vehicle

3728986[1].jpg Maglev test vehicle of MIT Source: https://news.drom.ru/85186.html Accessed: 2021-08-28 . 3728988[1].jpg Maglev test vehicle of MIT Source: https://news.drom.ru/85186.html Accessed: 2021-08-28 . 3729013[1].jpg This last photo shows the current monorail system in Moscow. It is not a m...
by jok
28. Aug 2021, 11:59
Forum: RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Topic: Moscow Urban Maglev tests
Replies: 2
Views: 2107

Moscow Urban Maglev tests

The Moscow Institute of Thermal Engineering Corporation (MIT, part of Roscosmos) began testing rolling stock in the capital on August 26 on a new monorail system, which is based on magnetic levitation technology. This info is reported by the Russian news agency TASS on August 27, 2021. The purpose o...
by jok
18. Aug 2021, 00:10
Forum: Medium Speed / Urban Maglev
Topic: Photo: CRRC Tangshan factory trials for 200km/h Maglev train.
Replies: 0
Views: 1481

Photo: CRRC Tangshan factory trials for 200km/h Maglev train.

CRRC Tangshan is currently conducting factory trials for its 7th generation 200km/h Maglev train.
(Unconfirmed news without source)
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2021-08-18 CRRC Tangshan Maglev
2021-08-18 CRRC Tangshan Maglev
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via Twitter: https://twitter.com/HenriKenhmann/statu ... 85344?s=20
Accessed: August 18, 2021
by jok
13. Aug 2021, 21:27
Forum: RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Topic: Photo: 1978 Russia Maglev Vision
Replies: 0
Views: 1567

Photo: 1978 Russia Maglev Vision

2021-08-13_Photo 1978 Russia Maglev Vision
2021-08-13_Photo 1978 Russia Maglev Vision
Source: https://cdni.rbth.com/rbthmedia/images/ ... 7792a9.jpg
Accessed: 2021-08-13
by jok
5. Aug 2021, 18:59
Forum: Job vacancies in transport research and science
Topic: Postdoc at University of Toronto
Replies: 0
Views: 1830

Postdoc at University of Toronto

The Mobility Lab at the University of Toronto is hiring another postdoctoral fellow.
The link to the job posting is:
https://uttri.utoronto.ca/files/2021/07 ... -19-21.pdf
by jok
5. Aug 2021, 11:15
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Project difficulties of the JR Maglev Chuo Shinkansen (2021)
Replies: 0
Views: 1521

Project difficulties of the JR Maglev Chuo Shinkansen (2021)

Project difficulties of the JR Maglev Chuo Shinkansen (2021) The problem of leftover soil What to do with the leftover soil from the construction of the Central Linear Railway? Tsubakurosawa city is right next to the mountain trail and the Oi River, and JR Tokai is planning to pile up about 3.6 mil...
by jok
1. Aug 2021, 17:26
Forum: Shanghai Transrapid (EMS High Speed Maglev)
Topic: Shanghai - Hangzhou without Hongqiao maglev station?
Replies: 2
Views: 1265

Shanghai - Hangzhou without Hongqiao maglev station?

Extension of the Shanghai Transrapid Maglev line to Hangzhou without a station at Hongqiao ? Documents from China suggest that the already largely completed Maglev station at Hongqiao Airport (Shanghai) will be partially mused in an extension of a wheel-rail intercity line. Significant reconstructi...
by jok
30. Jul 2021, 22:14
Forum: UNITED KINGDOM
Topic: HS2: 300 years old tree felled for a service road
Replies: 2
Views: 1655

Depleted and unwanted, HS2 hurtles on

Depleted and unwanted, HS2 hurtles on. https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/db5c155048a43da88682c762672c420ab715b8f4/0_86_3500_2101/master/3500.jpg?width=445&quality=45&auto=format&fit=max&dpr=2&s=3cd08b9a410db08eea619f11e3b6505a ‘Like Johnson’s garden bridge, the more extravagant it ...
by jok
30. Jul 2021, 21:31
Forum: Shanghai Transrapid (EMS High Speed Maglev)
Topic: throttling up a 430-km/h maglev to link Shanghai and its airport
Replies: 0
Views: 856

throttling up a 430-km/h maglev to link Shanghai and its airport

Faster Than A Speeding Bullet Train China is throttling up a 430-km/h magnetically levitated train to link Shanghai and its airport Philip Holmer, 01 Aug 2003 image[1].jpg Source: https://spectrum.ieee.org/media-library/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy...
by jok
21. Jul 2021, 12:31
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: 600km/h high-speed maglev to roll off in Qingdao
Replies: 17
Views: 3701

Photos of 600km/h high-speed maglev to roll off in Qingdao

China's new maglev train can travel at 370 mph, engineers say... Source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2021/07/20/china-Chinese-maglev-train-Qingdao/9141626800353/ Accessed: 2021-07-21 https://cdnph.upi.com/svc/sv/upi_com/9141626800353/2021/1/121cf0d88fac595930f1515167588698/Chinas-new-ma...
by jok
20. Jul 2021, 11:22
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: 600km/h high-speed maglev to roll off in Qingdao
Replies: 17
Views: 3701

CN: 600km/h maglev

Superfast 600km/h maglev train, key to China’s smart transport network, rolls off the production line The new train, expected to be in service within a decade, would cut train travel between Shanghai and Beijing to 2.5 hours 02d6dc84-e912-11eb-b928-713afa0cd390_image_hires_170822[1].jpg Source: htt...
by jok
20. Jul 2021, 11:14
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: 600km/h high-speed maglev to roll off in Qingdao
Replies: 17
Views: 3701

China Unveils Maglev: "Fastest Ground Vehicle Globally"

https://c.ndtvimg.com/2021-07/b4qnbiqs_china-maglev-train-twitter-650_625x300_20_July_21.jpg China Unveils Maglev Train, "Fastest Ground Vehicle Globally" WorldReutersUpdated: July 20, 2021 1:47 pm IST China unveiled a maglev train capable of a top speed of 600 kph on Tuesday, state media...
by jok
19. Jul 2021, 12:16
Forum: Conferences & Events
Topic: Oi River Research Council meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 969

Oi River Research Council meeting

Mr. Namba, Vice Governor of Shizuoka Prefecture, will give a lecture on the impact of the construction of the Linear Central Shinkansen on the water resources of the Oigawa River system at the general meeting of the Research Council for Protecting the Clear Streams of the Oigawa River (hosted by the...
by jok
14. Jul 2021, 13:04
Forum: Hyperloop concepts
Topic: Great Lakes Hyperloop Feasibility Study
Replies: 0
Views: 1003

Great Lakes Hyperloop Feasibility Study

Info without comment: The Great Lakes Hyperloop Feasibility Study was released on Monday, December 16, 2019, at a press conference at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland, Ohio. The study's findings show that there is a strong case for development of the hyperloop project in the megaregion. T...
by jok
13. Jul 2021, 23:16
Forum: Hyperloop concepts
Topic: TUM hyperloop
Replies: 1
Views: 981

TUM hyperloop

Model of a TUM Hyperloop (Photo: Claus Schunk)
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Source: Süddeutsche Zeitung: https://www.sueddeutsche.de/muenchen/tu ... -1.5349091 Accessed on July 13, 2021
by jok
9. Jul 2021, 12:53
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: 5th anniversary of Changsha’s Maglev Express
Replies: 0
Views: 878

5th anniversary of Changsha’s Maglev Express

CRRC Corporation Ltd info: This years marks the 5th anniversary of Changsha’s Maglev Express, manufactured by #CRRC. It is China’s first self-designed, constructed and manufactured medium-low speed commercial maglev line. It is also the world’s longest medium-low speed commercial maglev line. Source...
by jok
8. Jul 2021, 22:29
Forum: Job vacancies in transport research and science
Topic: Post-doctoral and Graduate Student Positions in Transportation Engineering and Forecasting, at UT Austin, August 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 1001

Post-doctoral and Graduate Student Positions in Transportation Engineering and Forecasting, at UT Austin, August 2021

Post-doctoral and Graduate Student Positions in Transportation Engineering and Forecasting, at UT Austin, August 2021 & Beyond Position description: UT Austin Professor of Transportation Engineering Kara Kockelman is seeking a post-doctoral researcher (and graduate student researchers) to work ...
by jok
6. Jul 2021, 13:18
Forum: Job vacancies in transport research and science
Topic: 3 postdoc & 3 PhD/doctoral positions at TU Munich
Replies: 0
Views: 962

3 postdoc & 3 PhD/doctoral positions at TU Munich

The professorship of Innovation, Society & Public Policy (Prof. Sebastian Pfotenhauer), based at the Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS), Technical University of Munich, announces a new research group that will investigate future mobility at the intersection of societal needs, urban t...
by jok
24. Jun 2021, 22:12
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 56
Views: 12788

NHK: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem

Summary and translation of a Japanese report NHK https://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20210624/K10013100161_2106231705_2106231801_01_02.jpg Source: https://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20210624/k10013100161000.html Accessed: 2021-06-24 The Central Japan Railway Company (JR Tokai) is aiming to open a line b...
by jok
19. Jun 2021, 17:25
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: Internat. Survey: Hyperloop: possible and sensible?
Replies: 6
Views: 3152

Re: Internat. Survey: Hyperloop: possible and sensible?

English Version: https://survey.th-deg.de/index.php/564619?lang=en Russian Version: https://survey.th-deg.de/index.php/564619?lang=ru German Version: https://survey.th-deg.de/index.php/564619?lang=de To date, 1000 participants have been participating in the survey. The survey is set to end on Tuesd...
by jok
18. Jun 2021, 10:31
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: Internat. Survey: Hyperloop: possible and sensible?
Replies: 6
Views: 3152

Re: Internat. Survey: Hyperloop: possible and sensible?

To date, 1000 participants have been participating in the survey.
by jok
18. Jun 2021, 10:26
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: If the Governor is relected, the Maglev construction start could be delayed by four years
Replies: 9
Views: 2066

What do university students say of the Linear Maglev project?

English translation and summary of Japanese report.  Honoka Ohno, 20, a junior at the university and a native of Aichi Prefecture, feels that there is a difference in the level of enthusiasm for the Lineari Maglev issue in and outside of Shizuoka prefecture. He said, "Shizuoka Prefecture tends ...
by jok
8. Jun 2021, 16:01
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: Internat. Survey: Hyperloop: possible and sensible?
Replies: 6
Views: 3152

Internat. Survey: Hyperloop: Intermediate status

Intermediate status:

To date, 400 surveys have been completed in full.
2021-06-08.
by jok
4. Jun 2021, 17:14
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: Internat. Survey: Hyperloop: possible and sensible?
Replies: 6
Views: 3152

Internat. Survey: Hyperloop: possible and sensible?

800px-Na19-Apr-Hyperloop[2].jpg By Neuhausengroup - Own work, CC BY 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=84551924 Your opinions on the subject of Hyperloop: Hyperloop: Is its use in the long-distance passenger transport sector possible and sensible? Students at the Technical Univers...
by jok
3. Jun 2021, 14:53
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Maglev survey results in Shizuoka prefecture
Replies: 0
Views: 997

Maglev survey results in Shizuoka prefecture

リニア中央新幹線に影響必至、静岡県知事選きょう告示 選挙戦の構図と最新情勢は Source: Yahoo Japan (in Japanese) https://news.yahoo.co.jp/byline/oohamazakitakuma/20210603-00240904/ Accessed: 2021-06-03. https://www.maglevboard.net/images/gallery/jr_maglev_2/2013-09-19_3901.jpg Source: The International Maglev Board Jag Japan , a japanese...
by jok
2. Jun 2021, 11:21
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Nagano Station development plan
Replies: 4
Views: 1928

Nagano Station development plan

リニア中央新幹線 県、飯田市、JRが3者会議 Summary of A Japanese press Report http://minamishinshu.jp/news/linear/%E3%83%AA%E3%83%8B%E3%82%A2%E4%B8%AD%E5%A4%AE%E6%96%B0%E5%B9%B9%E7%B7%9A%E3%80%80%E7%9C%8C%E3%80%81%E9%A3%AF%E7%94%B0%E5%B8%82%E3%80%81%EF%BD%8A%EF%BD%92%E3%81%8C%EF%BC%93%E8%80%85%E4%BC%9A%E8%AD%B0.html A...
by jok
1. Jun 2021, 00:08
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: If the Governor is relected, the Maglev construction start could be delayed by four years
Replies: 9
Views: 2066

If the Governor is relected, the Maglev construction start could be delayed by four years

Shizuoka Governor Kawakatsu pointed to the publication "Japan will change with the Linear-Central Shinkansen" at a press conference during his election campaign. https://portal.st-img.jp/detail/5107bb2c1c2fe570aacc1e498dab9f9a_1622496603_2.jpg Source: https://article.auone.jp/detail/1/3/6/...
by jok
28. May 2021, 12:46
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: PR China Looks to Slow Growth of Money-Losing High-Speed Rail
Replies: 3
Views: 1748

Re: PR China Looks to Slow Growth of Money-Losing High-Speed Rail

If a route is operating at less than 80% of capacity, then a second line should not be built covering the same route, according to guidelines released by the country's top economic planner and the transport authority on Monday. The guidelines also say that new high-speed rail links should only be b...
by jok
28. May 2021, 11:16
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Cost estimations for chuo linear maglev shinkansen
Replies: 2
Views: 743

Cost estimations for chuo linear maglev shinkansen

At present, JR Tokai is working on the "Linear Central Shinkansen", which will connect Tokyo to Osaka using magnetic levitation linear motor cars (superconducting linear cars). According to the initial plan, the line between Tokyo and Nagoya is scheduled to open in 2027, and the line betwe...
by jok
25. May 2021, 22:47
Forum: Conferences & Events
Topic: MTST'21 Conference, May 26, 2021: The program
Replies: 1
Views: 1313

MTST'21 Conference, May 26, 2021: The program

https://www.maglevboard.net/images/conferences/2021-04-14_MTCT21-Call-for-Papers_a.jpg Attached find the program for the MTST'21 conference, organiszed by the PGUPS University in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. The conference is free of charge. Online access after registration. “MAGLEV TRANSPOR...
by jok
22. May 2021, 10:32
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: JR Maglev: heat from friction between vehicle and air
Replies: 0
Views: 1244

JR Maglev: heat from friction between vehicle and air

JR Maglev: heat from friction between vehicle and air . tsiwsr6ioew64wqg.jpg Source: https://mainichi.jp/articles/20210521/k00/00m/040/385000c Accessed: 2021-05-22 リニア地上部に「防音フード」設置 山梨区間の8割 JR東海 [...] 県内ではリニアが走行する約83キロの区間のうち、トンネルを除く約27キロが地上区間となる。JR東海は長崎知事らに、地上区間では高さ約8メートルのコンクリート製のフードを設置する方針を説明。車体と空気...
by jok
21. May 2021, 12:07
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Noise Emissions: JR Tokai responds to the governor
Replies: 1
Views: 727

Noise Emissions: JR Tokai responds to the governor

山梨のリニア、地上の8割にフード JR東海が知事らに回答 bsd2105211727009-p1[1].jpg A noise protection hood (right) installed on an experimental line in Fuefuki City, Yamanashi Prefecture. Photo by Hiroshi Watanabe. Source: https://www.sankeibiz.jp/business/news/210521/bsd2105211727009-n1.htm Accessed: 2021-05-21 Summary of J...
by jok
17. May 2021, 18:14
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Tokyo Shinagawa Station (Urban development) development
Replies: 2
Views: 1356

Tokyo Shinagawa Station remodeling

Shinagawa remodeling, involving wider walkways (first image) and more platforms, in advance of the maglev line opening in ~2030 In the diagram, only the bottom walkway + bottom grey zone + orange zone exist. Green = new plazas. E1mURicVgAEQjB0.jpg Source: via twitter https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E1mU...
by jok
15. May 2021, 11:58
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: Photo: design for a brilliant technology.
Replies: 1
Views: 2725

Photo: design for a brilliant technology.

gespenstisch-wirkt-das-antlitz-des-tr06-der-auf-e_202105101727_full[1].jpeg Photo: Norbert Holtermann Source: https://www.noz.de/lokales/lathen/artikel/2307410/lathen-damit-der-transrapid-im-emsland-nicht-vergessen-wird Accessed: 2021-05-15 Although it has long since stopped making its rounds in th...
by jok
14. May 2021, 00:13
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: High-speed rail between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore fell prey to politics
Replies: 0
Views: 2924

High-speed rail between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore fell prey to politics

High-speed rail between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore fell prey to politics https%3A%2F%2Fs3-ap-northeast-1.amazonaws.com%2Fpsh-ex-ftnikkei-3937bb4%2Fimages%2F8%2F0%2F5%2F8%2F34148508-1-eng-GB%2FESre.jpg Source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/International-relations/Why-Malaysia-s-plan-for-Asia-s-Eu...
by jok
11. May 2021, 22:04
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Luigi Colani Maglev design
Replies: 0
Views: 2979

Luigi Colani Maglev design

Luigi Colani designed an aerodynamic Hamburg-Munich line "HM-1" maglev for Thyssen.
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2021-05-11_Luigi Colani Maglev design
2021-05-11_Luigi Colani Maglev design
Source: https://twitter.com/Cultobjects/status/ ... 71840?s=20
accessed: 2021-05-11
by jok
8. May 2021, 21:03
Forum: USA: Baltimore - Washington Maglev Project
Topic: 2021 Environmental Impact Study
Replies: 10
Views: 2995

2021 Environmental Impact Study

2021-05-08_US-Maglev_Environment_impact_0.JPG Source: Quote from pdf (attached below) The Baltimore-Washington Superconducting Maglev Draft Environmental Impact Study by the National Capital Planning Commission on May 6, 2021 2021-05-08_US-Maglev_Environment_impact_1.JPG Quote from pdf (attached be...
by jok
4. May 2021, 22:47
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Nagano Station development plan
Replies: 4
Views: 1928

Re: Nagano Station development plan

2021-05-04_Nagano Station development plan
2021-05-04_Nagano Station development plan
source: The official brochure (marketing) for Nagano Station.
Source: viewtopic.php?p=170#p170
by jok
4. May 2021, 22:14
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Nagano Station development plan
Replies: 4
Views: 1928

Nagano Station deveolpment plan

The official brochure (marketing) for Nagano Station can be found attached below. The info is in Japanese, but the graphics are also generally informative.
It is a pdf document.
by jok
4. May 2021, 22:08
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Nagano Station development plan
Replies: 4
Views: 1928

Nagano Station development plan

Nagano Prefecture Station will be built near Kamigo Iinuma in Iida City. What kind of city will it be? 33044-1[1].jpg Source: https://www.kenbiya.com/ar/ns/region/shinhoku/4607.html The Nagano station will be located in the suburbs of Iida City. The construction of a new linear railway station in Na...
by jok
27. Apr 2021, 10:27
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Construction cost +1.5 trillion yen
Replies: 4
Views: 1511

Construction cost +1.5 trillion yen

Central Japan Railway Company: The Construction costs of the Central Linear Railway between Shinagawa and Nagoya are expected to increase by 1.5 trillion yen On April 27, JR Tokai President Shin Kaneko held a press conference in Nagoya, Japan. He announced that the total construction cost of the Li...
by jok
26. Apr 2021, 11:13
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Tokyo Shinagawa Station (Urban development) development
Replies: 2
Views: 1356

Tokyo Shinagawa Station (Urban development) development

Plans to transform Shinagawa into a mega metropolitan hub The transportation network in central Tokyo has been called the best in the world in terms of accuracy, safety and comprehensiveness. MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service) is a concept to further evolve this advantage. MaaS is a system that combines ...
by jok
24. Apr 2021, 21:32
Forum: Shanghai Transrapid (EMS High Speed Maglev)
Topic: TR in Shanghai Pudong
Replies: 0
Views: 2178

TR in Shanghai Pudong

2021-04-24_TR_Shanghai_Pudong_by_Christian Mies
2021-04-24_TR_Shanghai_Pudong_by_Christian Mies
Photo by Christian Mies
Source: https://twitter.com/christian_mies/stat ... 70592?s=20
Accessed: 2021-04-24 Twitter
by jok
18. Apr 2021, 20:08
Forum: UNITED KINGDOM
Topic: UK Ultraspeed
Replies: 1
Views: 1332

Re: UK Ultraspeed

The construction of HS2 using old HSR (wheel-rail) technology and the refusal of the Department for Transport to even look at UK Ultraspeed in any detail represents, in my view, one of the biggest mistakes in UK infrastructure policy in recent decades. Instead of doing better than the planners 'from...
by jok
18. Apr 2021, 17:10
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Interior design
Replies: 0
Views: 1087

Interior design

リニア中央新幹線、開業後の未来像は? What is the vision of the future after the opening of the Central Linear Railway? . Source: https://www.traicy.com/posts/20210418206068/ Access: 2021-04-18 リニア改良型L0系 DSC_0454[1].jpeg Source: https://www.traicy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSC_0454.jpeg Access: 2021-04-18
by jok
17. Apr 2021, 21:08
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: DB AG uses Transrapid to improve its image
Replies: 1
Views: 1528

DB AG uses Transrapid to improve its image

Deutsche Bahn AG, which (in my opinion) bears a considerable share of the responsibility for the non-realization of the Transrapid in Germany , is now using the Transrapid in a commercial video to improve its image as a modern railroad company. . 2021-04-17_screenshot_youtuube.JPG https://youtu.be/9...
by jok
16. Apr 2021, 19:01
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: JR Tokai to invest 430 billion yen in the Linear Project in fiscal 2021
Replies: 5
Views: 1786

Photo of Letter of 10 Mayors

Photo of the Letter of 10 mayors:
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2021-04-16_Photo of the Letter of 10 mayors_Screenshot_DaiIchi TV
2021-04-16_Photo of the Letter of 10 mayors_Screenshot_DaiIchi TV
Source: Screenshot of DaiIchi TV, Japan. Accessed 2021-04-16
https://www.news24.jp/nnn/news112ip14qgoz5trxeg5f.html

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by jok
16. Apr 2021, 10:55
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: JR Tokai to invest 430 billion yen in the Linear Project in fiscal 2021
Replies: 5
Views: 1786

JR Tokai responds to 10 cities ...

 In March, 10 cities and towns in the Oi River basin submitted a letter of request to the JR Central asking the company not to start construction without the understanding of the local communities. On April 15, JR Tokai responded in writing. JR Tokai said that the understanding of the residents is i...
by jok
15. Apr 2021, 23:24
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: MUC Airport Maglev (revival?)
Replies: 0
Views: 1672

MUC Airport Maglev (revival?)

Stoiber's route to the airport also crops up again and Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer comes into play. "A general comparison of the TSB to conventional public transport systems is currently being carried out in a feasibility study by the Federal Ministry of Transport and will be examined i...
by jok
15. Apr 2021, 15:14
Forum: USA: Baltimore - Washington Maglev Project
Topic: "Maglev to Destroy Habitat, Climate" ?
Replies: 4
Views: 2000

$10,000 for a legal challenge to the maglev project

At its virtual meeting Tuesday, the College Park City Council voted unanimously to provide the city of Greenbelt with legal counsel funds to oppose a proposed maglev train project. The proposed project would build a 40-mile high-speed rail between Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. The council will c...
by jok
15. Apr 2021, 12:39
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: JR Tokai to invest 430 billion yen in the Linear Project in fiscal 2021
Replies: 5
Views: 1786

JR Technocrats versus governor (?)

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) has set up an "expert panel" to examine the conflicts between the two sides from a neutral standpoint, but the Shizuoka Prefecture is objecting to the panel itself, claiming that the discussions are moving in a direction th...
by jok
14. Apr 2021, 21:49
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: Call for papers MTST'21, St. Petersburg (online)
Replies: 3
Views: 1940

Re: Call for papers MTST'21, St. Petersburg (online)

Online registration here:

http://www.mtstpgups.ru/application-for ... ation.html

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  • The conference online participation is free of charge.
  • There will be a maximum number of online participants due to restrictions by Zoom.
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by jok
14. Apr 2021, 12:14
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 56
Views: 12788

Re: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem

Records differing from those of experts' meeting appear in minutes Shizuoka Prefecture criticizes MLIT over water problem in linear railway construction Shizuoka Prefecture has strongly criticized the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) for recording in the minutes of a n...
by jok
14. Apr 2021, 11:58
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: Munich City Council is discussing about 14 different TSB routing variations
Replies: 10
Views: 4676

Re: Munich City Council is discussing about 14 different TSB routing variations

Media coverage of the TSB in Munich, on 14.04.2021: photos of vending machines for newspapers.

tz Newspaper and BILD Newspaper
Media coverage of the TSB in Munich, on 14.014.2021, photo of tz newspaper
Media coverage of the TSB in Munich, on 14.014.2021, photo of tz newspaper
Media coverage of the TSB in Munich, on 14.014.2021, photo of BILD newspaper
Media coverage of the TSB in Munich, on 14.014.2021, photo of BILD newspaper

Photos: jok
by jok
13. Apr 2021, 18:35
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: Munich City Council is discussing about 14 different TSB routing variations
Replies: 10
Views: 4676

Re: Munich City Council is discussing about 14 different TSB routing variations

The district of Munich has commissioned the Swiss engineering firm EBP to study several routes for a maglev train, the "Bögl transport system". The trains, which can travel at speeds of up to 150 kilometers per hour, run automatically without a train driver and could either open up new are...
by jok
12. Apr 2021, 17:02
Forum: Hyperloop concepts
Topic: HyperloopCommercial Feasibility Analysis
Replies: 0
Views: 1582

HyperloopCommercial Feasibility Analysis

HyperloopCommercial Feasibility Analysis (2016) by Volpe.com REPORT DATE June 2016 REPORT TYPE AND DATES COVERED Final Report dot_12308_DS1.pdf TITLE AND SUBTITLE Hyperloop Commercial Feasibility Analysis: High Level Overview ABSTRACT Hyperloop is a concept for very high-speed, fixed-guideway, inter...
by jok
11. Apr 2021, 11:10
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: JR Tokai publishes a booklet on the maglev future vision
Replies: 2
Views: 1238

Re: JR Tokai publishes a booklet on the maglev future vision

リニア中央新幹線で毎日はどう変わる? どんな未来になる? いろんな人に聞いてみた How will the Central Linear Railway change our daily lives? What kind of future will it bring? We asked a lot of people. When JR Tokai asked people to submit their "vision of the future" for 2020, they received more than 10,000 responses. Some were...
by jok
10. Apr 2021, 12:13
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 56
Views: 12788

"Chairman's talk is a waste of time" (?)

Governor and others criticize Chairman of Expert panel: The Chairman's talk "is a waste of time": The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's expert panel (chaired by Fukuoka Shouji, a professor at Chuo University's Research and Development Organization) has issued a writ...
by jok
8. Apr 2021, 20:37
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: JR Tokai publishes a booklet on the maglev future vision
Replies: 2
Views: 1238

Re: JR Tokai publishes a booklet on the maglev future vision

The small booklet can be downloaded as pdf on the Japanese website of JR Tokai, but it is quite hard to find. Therefore here as pdf document in the attachment. 2021-04-JR_Tokai_Maglev_miraibook.pdf The document has just 8 pages and some Japanese text, some drawings and phoros. Please always turn on ...
by jok
8. Apr 2021, 12:36
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Osaka Maglev Station (Urban Redeveloment)
Replies: 0
Views: 1176

Osaka Maglev Station (Urban Redeveloment)

Redevelopment of Shin-Osaka area: Shin-Osaka Station is expected to change drastically A large-scale project is already underway to build a Maglev line connecting Shinagawa Station in Tokyo to Shin-Osaka Station via Nagoya Station, with a view to opening the entire line in 2037. It will take only 6...
by jok
8. Apr 2021, 12:10
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 56
Views: 12788

Citizens' group protests against Maglev line

Citizens' group in Kakegawa signs petition of 3,650 people to the governor to "not allow the start of construction"  On April 7, a citizens' group called "Ogasa-Kakegawa Association for Protecting the Water and Nature of the Oigawa River from Linear," headed by Katsuyuki Sano, s...
by jok
8. Apr 2021, 00:01
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 56
Views: 12788

Linear track meeting fails to take minutes as said

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) has announced that the minutes of a meeting of experts on the Shizuoka construction zone of the Central Shinkansen Line were not prepared as said, and some parts were added or deleted after the fact. The Ministry of Land, Infrastruct...
by jok
7. Apr 2021, 23:06
Forum: USA Transport
Topic: Biden’s vision for Maglev (?)
Replies: 0
Views: 1881

Biden’s vision for Maglev (?)

Biden’s vision for trains as fast as planes would require dramatic technological process. The fastest train being introduced for public use — Japan’s L0 Series Maglev — will operate at a maximum speed of 310 miles per hour when it opens in 2027. By contrast, the top speed of the Boeing 747 passenge...
by jok
7. Apr 2021, 13:31
Forum: Brazil: Cobra Urban Maglev Research
Topic: Current status of Cobra Maglev
Replies: 1
Views: 2180

Re: Current status of Cobra Maglev

david wrote:
6. Apr 2021, 21:08
Recently, I heard somewhere that the Cobra Maglev stopped operation. Is that true? If yes, does anyone know why?
Could be funding and health issues, the Corona epidemic is hitting Brazil hard, too.
by jok
7. Apr 2021, 13:28
Forum: USA: Baltimore - Washington Maglev Project
Topic: "Maglev to Destroy Habitat, Climate" ?
Replies: 4
Views: 2000

"Maglev to Destroy Habitat, Climate" ?

"Maglev to Destroy Habitat, Climate" ? By Randal O'Toole A proposed maglev line between Washington and Baltimore will disrupt 1,000 acres of “parks, recreational facilities and wetlands,” according to a recently released draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the project. That’s ...
by jok
6. Apr 2021, 22:23
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Sunk costs instead of Linear Shinkansen Effect?
Replies: 0
Views: 1653

Sunk costs instead of Linear Shinkansen Effect?

Sunk costs instead of Linear Shinkansen Effect? The following text is a summary and translation of a guest post by a Japanese psychologist on Yahoo Japan News. The article deals with the consequences of videoconferencing and asks whether the construction of the Japanese high-speed maglev system is ...
by jok
5. Apr 2021, 16:38
Forum: USA: Dallas to Fort Worth High Speed transport corridor
Topic: DFW High-Speed Transportation Connections Study
Replies: 0
Views: 1910

DFW High-Speed Transportation Connections Study

https://www.nctcog.org/nctcg/media/Transportation/DocsMaps/Plan/Transit/HSR-logo-blue.png Source: Logo of DFW High-Speed Transportation Connections Project Accessed: 2021-04-05 The DFW High-Speed Transportation Connections Study will review high-speed options in the Dallas to Fort Worth corridor by...
by jok
5. Apr 2021, 13:10
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: Website: www.industriedenkmal.de (Transrapid Maglev)
Replies: 0
Views: 1598

Website: www.industriedenkmal.de (Transrapid Maglev)

Interesting website about the TVE (Transrapid Maglev Test facility), in German language, with many historical photos and videos. https://www.industriedenkmal.de/transport-verkehr/transrapid-und-transrapid-versuchsanlage-emsland-tve/ https://www.industriedenkmal.de/transport-verkehr/ Accessed: 2021-0...