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by IMB
15. Oct 2021, 13:47
Forum: Job vacancies in transport research and science
Topic: University of Texas: assist. professor in transportation engineering
Replies: 0
Views: 18

University of Texas: assist. professor in transportation engineering

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in transportation engineering. We seek candidates experienced in the study and development of innovative transp...
by IMB
14. Oct 2021, 13:12
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Polish startup Nevomo (Hyperloop)
Replies: 9
Views: 1813

Nevomo (Maglev/Hyperloop)

FBpoYNwXEAMObqL.png https://twitter.com/NEVOMO_tech/status/1448585057514446861?s=20 Accessed: 2021-10-14 Our #magrail technology is being compared a lot to the successful technology of #Maglev. While there are some similarities between them, like the use of magnetic levitation, both of the systems ...
by IMB
8. Oct 2021, 22:00
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: 1984: Urban Maglev Berlin
Replies: 3
Views: 1059

Re: 1984: Urban Maglev Berlin

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2021-10-08_Urban Maglev Berlin 1984

Source: Photo: Juanillo Mera
https://twitter.com/JuanilloMera/status ... 64934?s=20 Accessed: 2021-10-08
by IMB
8. Oct 2021, 21:56
Forum: Job vacancies in transport research and science
Topic: US Northeast Maglev is looking for a Real Estate Project Manager
Replies: 0
Views: 28

US Northeast Maglev is looking for a Real Estate Project Manager

. FBMmbb1UcAAJgI8.jpg The Northeast Maglev, developer of a large infrastructure project, seeks an experienced candidate for Real Estate Project Manager to ensure TNEM’s interests while developing and administering the RAMP. The successful candidate will be technically competent (understands engineer...
by IMB
7. Oct 2021, 12:18
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: New Kameyama Maglev Station
Replies: 1
Views: 25

New Kameyama Maglev Station

リニア中央新幹線 亀山市 駅の設置場所に3つのエリアを提案 Kameyama City Proposes Three Areas for a Station on the Central Linear Shinkansen Line October 07, 17:56 On October 7, Kameyama City, which is a candidate site for an intermediate station between Nagoya and Osaka, proposed three specific areas for the location of a sta...
by IMB
29. Sep 2021, 18:00
Forum: Personalities
Topic: Passed away: Hans Georg Raschbichler
Replies: 1
Views: 150

Re: Passed away: Hans Georg Raschbichler

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2021-09-28_HNA_Raschbichler
Source: https://www.hna.de/kassel/der-transrapi ... 19764.html Accessed: 2021-09-28
by IMB
25. Sep 2021, 16:22
Forum: Personalities
Topic: Passed away: Hans Georg Raschbichler
Replies: 1
Views: 150

Passed away: Hans Georg Raschbichler

Via the media, we have just received the sad news of the passing of Mr. Hans Georg Raschbichler on September 10, 2021. He was a manager who was very committed to the Transrapid magnetic train system in various professional capacities. The IMB mourns the death of this dedicated man and expresses our ...
by IMB
24. Sep 2021, 10:38
Forum: Hyperloop concepts
Topic: Theoretical Hyperloop network (proponent's point of view)
Replies: 0
Views: 37

Theoretical Hyperloop network (proponent's point of view)

Plan of a theoretical Hyperloop network from a proponent's point of view. . 1366_2000.jpg Source: https://i.blogs.es/4de202/portada/1366_2000.jpg Accessed: 2021-09-24 De Ciudad de México a París en hyperloop: así serán los mapamundi de un futuro hiperconectado - Xataka Source: @VisitaCdMexico https:...
by IMB
21. Sep 2021, 19:48
Forum: Medium Speed / Urban Maglev
Topic: Photos: Fenghuang Maglev in China’s Hunan Province
Replies: 0
Views: 56

Photos: Fenghuang Maglev in China’s Hunan Province

Fenghuang Maglev Train Project in Fenghuang County, central China’s Hunan Province The Fenghuang Maglev Train Project in Fenghuang County, central #China’s Hunan Province has achieved full rail connection, laying the foundation for trial operation at the end of the year 2021. Info and photos by Econ...
by IMB
17. Sep 2021, 22:09
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Maglev technology for aircrafts - any possibility?
Replies: 7
Views: 1536

Re: Maglev technology for aircrafts - any possibility?

Found this one. Just sharing - https://cordis.europa.eu/article/id/92581-magnetic-takeoff-and-landing-for-fuelefficient-aircraft Thanks. Some results of that study: https://repository.tudelft.nl/islandora/object/uuid:97ebcd9d-ea54-4bc9-b22c-ec3f4a861a68?collection=research 312037.pdf Accessed Septe...
by IMB
14. Sep 2021, 22:46
Forum: Hyperloop concepts
Topic: Power and energy requirement of a pod - peak and, say, kwh per 1000 km.
Replies: 4
Views: 1415

Re: Power and energy requirement of a pod - peak and, say, kwh per 1000 km.

So, any idea what are the numbers for maglev, just in case you may have them? Do you think it can use a combustion based propulsion system? Energy consumption of HSR and Maglev: See: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/328733747_Energy_Consumption_of_Track-Based_High-Speed_Transportation_Syste...
by IMB
29. Aug 2021, 16:17
Forum: USA: Baltimore - Washington Maglev Project
Topic: New Northeast Maglev director of strategic communication and public engagement
Replies: 0
Views: 1147

New Northeast Maglev director of strategic communication and public engagement

August 2021. Northeast Maglev announced Sebastian Warren, SCMP has joined the team as director of strategic communication and public engagement. In this capacity, Sebastian Warren will play a key role in stakeholder engagement and media relations for Northeast Maglev’s efforts to bring a high-speed ...
by IMB
25. Aug 2021, 13:52
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: Transrapid in Lathen
Replies: 1
Views: 940

Getting rid of the "lost place" image

After the initial reporting on the founding of the association, Mr. Holtermann received many letters from interested parties. "These are 'Transrapid fans' and people who have ridden the trains here over the years. Some of them also have the appropriate financial means to be able to make a diffe...
by IMB
24. Aug 2021, 14:50
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: Transrapid in Lathen
Replies: 1
Views: 940

Transrapid in Lathen

Is this how the Transrapid in Lathen is to become interesting for tourists again? The Transrapid is to become a tourist attraction again in Lathen - that is the plan. Results should be visible in spring 2022. With a sponsoring association, the Transrapid is to become a tourist flagship for Lathen a...
by IMB
20. Aug 2021, 14:31
Forum: Conferences & Events
Topic: 2021-09-16: Passenger journeys in a vacuum-transport-enabled world: a simulation-based approach
Replies: 0
Views: 1492

2021-09-16: Passenger journeys in a vacuum-transport-enabled world: a simulation-based approach

Passenger journeys in a vacuum-transport-enabled world: a simulation-based approach 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM 16. September '21 https://hypermotion-frankfurt.messefrankfurt.com/frankfurt/en/programme/programme.html#/event.detail.html/passenger-journeys-in-a-vacuum-transport-enabled-world-a-simulation-base...
by IMB
4. Aug 2021, 22:39
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: Transport System Bögl" (TSB) in the Port of Hamburg
Replies: 4
Views: 931

Re: Transport System Bögl" (TSB) in the Port of Hamburg

Thömen. Manoovr 10 axis MPL in use for the transport of parts of a magnetic levitation train from Max Bögl, for a demonstration route in Hamburg Steinwerder. A total of four mobile cranes and two Nooteboom 10-axle Manoovr heavy-duty semi-low-loaders are in use. Reloading of the 90 t building elemen...
by IMB
4. Aug 2021, 22:26
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: Transport System Bögl" (TSB) in the Port of Hamburg
Replies: 4
Views: 931

Transport System Bögl" (TSB) in the Port of Hamburg

The Max Bögl company is building a demonstration plant of its "Transport System Bögl" (TSB) in the Port of Hamburg for the ITS 2021 World Transport Congress. . R0040365_R50_Q50.JPG . R0040366_R50_Q50.JPG . R0040367_R50_Q50.JPG . R0040368_R50_Q50.JPG . Photos by tfi815 from Drehscheibe-onli...
by IMB
27. Jul 2021, 22:23
Forum: Conferences & Events
Topic: Maglev Cobra, Friday, July 30, 9 a.m.
Replies: 0
Views: 627

Maglev Cobra, Friday, July 30, 9 a.m.

"Magnetic Levitation Vehicles, MagLev-Cobra, new Materials and Energy". By: Dr. Eng. Richard M. Stephan, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Friday, July 30, 9 a.m. (Brazil time) Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/oua-pvme-hkv . E7Pgw2rWEAMOOq_.jpg https://twitter.com/IitemaC/s...
by IMB
23. Jul 2021, 13:20
Forum: Hyperloop concepts
Topic: EPFL Hyperloop test track
Replies: 0
Views: 651

EPFL Hyperloop test track

EPFL now has its own Hyperloop test track Source: EPFL Press Release 23.07.2021 © Murielle Gerber/EPFL https://actu.epfl.ch/news/epfl-now-has-its-own-hyperloop-test-track/ . 6720x4480[1].jpg Source: EPFL Press Release 23.07.2021 © Murielle Gerber/EPFL . 6382x4255[1].jpg Source: EPFL Press Release 2...
by IMB
20. Jul 2021, 14:34
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: 600km/h high-speed maglev to roll off in Qingdao
Replies: 13
Views: 1891

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

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by IMB
20. Jul 2021, 14:23
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: 600km/h high-speed maglev to roll off in Qingdao
Replies: 13
Views: 1891

Photos of 600km/h high-speed maglev China

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by IMB
20. Jul 2021, 14:08
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: 600km/h high-speed maglev to roll off in Qingdao
Replies: 13
Views: 1891

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

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Source: Twitter: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E6ufrOFUUAA ... ame=medium
Accessed: 2021-07-20
by IMB
20. Jul 2021, 14:01
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: 600km/h high-speed maglev to roll off in Qingdao
Replies: 13
Views: 1891

Photos of CN 600km/h high-speed maglev in Qingdao

AAMmdWz.img.jpg © Provided by N.C.N. Limited Source: https://www.msn.com/en-xl/news/other/globalink-worlds-first-600-kmh-high-speed-maglev-train-rolls-off-assembly-line/ar-AAMm7qU Accessed: 2021-07-20 AAMm7q7.img.jpg © Provided by N.C.N. Limited Source: https://www.msn.com/en-xl/news/other/globalin...
by IMB
19. Jul 2021, 13:01
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: 600km/h high-speed maglev to roll off in Qingdao
Replies: 13
Views: 1891

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

World's first 600km/h high-speed maglev transportation system to roll off production line in E China Qingdao https://www.globaltimes.cn/Portals/0/attachment/2021/2021-07-19/981a9be4-aabc-4312-8998-b83a8c7cd434.jpeg Source: https://www.globaltimes.cn/page/202107/1228998.shtml The world's first high-...
by IMB
9. Jul 2021, 13:19
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: Publication GER: Japanischer Maglev
Replies: 1
Views: 682

Publication GER: Japanischer Maglev

Ein Magnetschnellbahnkonflikt als Treiber japanischer Regionalentwicklung. Mitspracheforderungen der Präfektur Shizuoka zur neuen Strecke Tokio – Nagoya Open Access --> https://www.researchgate.net/publication/353110179_Ein_Magnetschnellbahnkonflikt_als_Treiber_japanischer_Regionalentwicklung_Mitsp...
by IMB
8. Jul 2021, 12:35
Forum: Hyperloop concepts
Topic: Hyperloop cargo box system unveiled
Replies: 0
Views: 652

Hyperloop cargo box system unveiled

Hyperloop-Hamburg-780x470.jpg Source of Grapics: https://467222-1467340-raikfcquaxqncofqfm.stackpathdns.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Hyperloop-Hamburg-780x470.jpg Animation by industrial design company Mormedi, Spain. German port operator Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) and America’s Hyper...
by IMB
28. Jun 2021, 12:19
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: Internat. Survey: Hyperloop: possible and sensible?
Replies: 6
Views: 2155

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

The internet survey is completed, now the analysis begins. Results are expected by fall 2021. The results will be announced in the IMB newsletter and published in open access. Interested parties can sign up for the newsletter here: https://www.maglevboard.net/en/newsletter Note: Advertising-free.
by IMB
24. Jun 2021, 22:29
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Soviet Union maglev Train concept c1930s
Replies: 0
Views: 678

Soviet Union maglev Train concept c1930s

The Soviet Union Electromagnetic Train concept c1930s:
2021-06-24_UdSSR Maglev Train vision
2021-06-24_UdSSR Maglev Train vision
Source: https://twitter.com/Samuel0X_/status/14 ... 48738?s=20
Accessed: 2021-06-24
by IMB
22. Jun 2021, 11:26
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: JR Maglev cost increase: Stop the project! (?)
Replies: 1
Views: 621

JR Maglev cost increase: Stop the project! (?)

English Translation of a report in Japanese (Summary) https://www.jcp.or.jp/akahata/aik21/2021-06-22/2021062206_03_0.html Site access on 2021-06-22. 2021062206_03_0[1].jpg https://www.jcp.or.jp/akahata/aik21/2021-06-22/2021062206_03_0.jpg Site access on 2021-06-22. (写真)質問する本村伸子議員=8日、衆院総務委 Nobuko Mot...
by IMB
24. May 2021, 16:26
Forum: Personalities
Topic: Joined the circle of IMB Professionals: Dr. Andrey Galenko, Russian Federation
Replies: 0
Views: 937

Joined the circle of IMB Professionals: Dr. Andrey Galenko, Russian Federation

Dr. Andrey Galenko is an electrical engineer and Deputy General Director of the JSC Engineering Scientific Center "TEMP". He was awarded the medal "In Memory of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow" [В память 850летия Москвы], He also was awarded the titles "Honorary Worker of Ro...
by IMB
18. May 2021, 10:17
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: 'Anywhere in the world in four hours for $100' ?
Replies: 0
Views: 1908

'Anywhere in the world in four hours for $100' ?

Boom Supersonic aims to fly 'anywhere in the world in four hours for $100' Maureen O'Hare, CNN • Updated 17th May 2021 Supersonic revival: US startup Boom Supersonic has developed a Mach 2.2 airplane that it says will be three times faster than today's commercial jets. http _cdn.cnn.com_cnnnext_dam...
by IMB
15. May 2021, 12:53
Forum: SCANDINAVIA
Topic: Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö high-speed network (Trafikverket study)
Replies: 0
Views: 3207

Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö high-speed network (Trafikverket study)

Previous scoping by Trafikverket has shown the proposed high-speed network linking Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö will cost around SKr 295bn, considerably more than the budgeted SKr 205bn. [...]The government says the planned financial framework will enable the current national plan to be complete...
by IMB
7. May 2021, 14:10
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: Photo: The first Transrapid
Replies: 0
Views: 2226

Photo: The first Transrapid

The first Transrapid: On May 6, 1971, this first Transrapid Maglev drove down a test track in Ottobrunn, near Munich. Today, the vehicle can be seen in the Freilassing locomotive shed. 2021-05-07_MBB_Versuchsfahrzeug.jpg Photo: © Archiv MBB Source: https://www.merkur.de/bayern/entwicklerin-sicher-tr...
by IMB
3. May 2021, 12:35
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Polish startup Nevomo (Hyperloop)
Replies: 9
Views: 1813

1 Mio € Crowdfunding for Nevomo successful (?)

2021-05-03_Nevemo.JPG Screenshot website https://www.seedrs.com/nevomo 2021-05-03, 12:34 MEZ Our equity crowdfunding campaign is now 102% funded, with over 500 investors already involved! After only five days we have reached our funding target. A big THANK YOU to these 480 investors who have helped...
by IMB
30. Apr 2021, 21:22
Forum: Medium Speed / Urban Maglev
Topic: Boegl TSB travels at top speed in China
Replies: 0
Views: 2158

Boegl TSB travels at top speed in China

TSB travels at top speed in China With a top speed of 169 km/h, Transport System Bögl has set a new record for medium-low-speed maglev trains. Following the successful commissioning of the third vehicle section in January, the TSB thus achieved another milestone last month on the 3.5 km demonstratio...
by IMB
28. Apr 2021, 22:02
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: Publication: Maglev Transportation Technology Patents
Replies: 0
Views: 2168

Publication: Maglev Transportation Technology Patents

Development Status and Global Competition Trends Analysis of Maglev Transportation Technology Based on Patent Data This study investigates magnetic levitation (maglev) transportation technology’s development status and global competition trends by mining patent data related to maglev transportation...
by IMB
27. Apr 2021, 14:38
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: Publication: Hyperloop Capsule Inside a Low-Pressure Environment
Replies: 0
Views: 1872

Publication: Hyperloop Capsule Inside a Low-Pressure Environment

CFD Simulation of a Hyperloop Capsule Inside a Low-Pressure Environment Using an Aerodynamic Compressor as Propulsion and Drag Reduction Method by Federico Lluesma-Rodríguez, Temoatzin González, Sergio Hoyas Keywords: CFD; evacuated tube; train; vacuum tube; hyperloop; aerodynamic propulsion Abstra...
by IMB
24. Apr 2021, 19:10
Forum: Medium Speed / Urban Maglev
Topic: Guideway and vehicle are Made In Germany
Replies: 2
Views: 1187

TSB in Chengdu

2021-04-24_T-House_TSB_Chengdu_Twitter.JPG Source: Twitter https://twitter.com/thouse_opinions/status/1385843448347955201?s=20 Accessed: 2021-04-24 Eztue96UcAAJ3oc[1].jpg Source: Twitter https://twitter.com/thouse_opinions/status/1385843448347955201?s=20 Accessed: 2021-04-24 EztufllVgA0kes2.jpg Sou...
by IMB
24. Apr 2021, 12:14
Forum: Medium Speed / Urban Maglev
Topic: Guideway and vehicle are Made In Germany
Replies: 2
Views: 1187

TSB in Chengdu

Xinzhu Corporation in Sichuan Province has introduced an embedded maglev transport system, developed by German company – Max Bogl. The design of this embedded maglev system involves smart technologies like wireless transmission and cloud computing. This allows the vehicle to run at a minimum time i...
by IMB
23. Apr 2021, 23:29
Forum: USA: Baltimore - Washington Maglev Project
Topic: US Maglev Ridership Studies
Replies: 0
Views: 1325

US Maglev Ridership Studies

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) are announcing the availability of the ridership studies developed by the Project Sponsor, Baltimore Washington Rapid Rail (BWRR). FRA received requests for these ridership studies and is making them availabl...
by IMB
18. Apr 2021, 21:45
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 34
Views: 7494

Expert panel "distrustful" of draft interim report

有識者会議 難波副知事中間まとめ案に「不信感」 Translation: Expert panel "distrustful" of Vice Governor Namba's draft interim report Summary of a report by Shota Wada, Asahi Shimbun. https://www.asahi.com/articles/ASP4K74GXP4KUTPB002.html Accessed 2021-04-18 https://www.asahicom.jp/articles/images/c_AS202104170...
by IMB
17. Apr 2021, 23:05
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: Munich City Council is discussing about 14 different TSB routing variations
Replies: 8
Views: 2263

Transport System Boegl studied for various corridors in the Munich area

Automated translation of German Press release: https://www.newstix.de/mid=469890 Accessed: 2021-04-17 https://www.newstix.de/picsupload/20210415164645boegl.weg.jpg Transport System Bögl studied for various corridors in the Munich area. Accessed: 2021-04-17 Munich: Increasing traffic pressure, the g...
by IMB
15. Apr 2021, 15:02
Forum: USA: Baltimore - Washington Maglev Project
Topic: "Maglev to Destroy Habitat, Climate" ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1412

Residents Oppose High-Speed Maglev through Prince George’s County

cropped-cropped-Hyattsville-Wire-Banner-L-1-2[1].png https://www.hyattsvillewire.com accessed: 2021-04-15 Some Route 1 Residents Oppose Proposed High-Speed Maglev Train Through Prince George’s County Some residents along the Route 1 corridor are coming out against a proposed high-speed train that w...
by IMB
14. Apr 2021, 23:30
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: Munich City Council is discussing about 14 different TSB routing variations
Replies: 8
Views: 2263

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

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BILD online screenshot 2021-04-14
BILD online screenshot 2021-04-14
by IMB
14. Apr 2021, 20:51
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: Call for papers MTST'21, St. Petersburg (online)
Replies: 3
Views: 1345

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

Here the invitation and call for papers as a pdf-file.

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MTST'21 Invitation letter.pdf
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by IMB
14. Apr 2021, 20:44
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: Call for papers MTST'21, St. Petersburg (online)
Replies: 3
Views: 1345

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

Please find attached the official Call for Paper for the MTCT'21 Conference, May 25-26, 2021. The MTST'21 in St. Petersburg; Russia is a hybrid event with online blocks (Zoom video conference) and face-to-face lectures. It is organized by PGUPS University in cooperation with RusMaglev, the Deggendo...
by IMB
14. Apr 2021, 13:20
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Drone delivery service starts in Japan
Replies: 0
Views: 1345

Drone delivery service starts in Japan

ANA to start drone delivery service as Japan eases regulations Airline to deploy craft from German startup to carry goods to remote islands https://www.ft.com/__origami/service/image/v2/images/raw/https%253A%252F%252Fs3-ap-northeast-1.amazonaws.com%252Fpsh-ex-ftnikkei-3937bb4%252Fimages%252F7%252F4%...
by IMB
13. Apr 2021, 14:46
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: Munich City Council is discussing about 14 different TSB routing variations
Replies: 8
Views: 2263

Re: Munich City Council is discussing about 44 different TSB routing variations

jpg-Image of planning documents.
jpg-Image of planning documents. Source Twitter.
jpg-Image of planning documents. Source Twitter.
Source: Twitter. https://twitter.com/gradl/status/138193 ... 84608?s=20 Accessed: 2021-04-13
by IMB
12. Apr 2021, 12:22
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Maglev never will?
Replies: 1
Views: 1061

Maglev never will?

Hyperloop and maglev are no real challenge to High Speed Rail (?) by David Shirres, 08 Apr 2021 Those promoting Hyperloop and maglev have yet to demonstrate that they have addressed all safety, engineering, operational and economic aspects. It is unlikely that they ever will. Hence modern railways ...
by IMB
11. Apr 2021, 22:24
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Sleeper trains: a different approach to the value of time?
Replies: 1
Views: 1429

Sleeper trains: a different approach to the value of time?

An ambitious plan to take overnight services through the Channel tunnel reflects a growing interest in suchforms of travel It is being hailed as the latest evidence of a new dawn for the European sleeper train. Citing changes in attitude wrought by the two crises of the climate emergency and the Co...
by IMB
9. Apr 2021, 11:55
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 34
Views: 7494

Credibility problem of the MLIT?

The following text is a summary of key statements from a Japanese text in the Nikkan Sports Shimbun. https://www.nikkansports.com/general/column/jigokumimi/news/202104090000087.html Accessed: 2021-04-09 リニア中央新幹線有識者会議 国交省お粗末の限り/政界地獄耳 Title Translation: Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Trans...
by IMB
8. Apr 2021, 17:10
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: JR Tokai publishes a booklet on the maglev future vision
Replies: 2
Views: 787

JR Tokai publishes a booklet on the maglev future vision

What will change with the opening of the new linear line between Shinagawa and Nagoya in 40 minutes The "Future with Linear Maglev" project was conducted by the JR Tokai company from February 20 to April 24, 2020. An 8-page booklet was created by selecting 30 works from more than 10,000 t...
by IMB
8. Apr 2021, 15:04
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: German: Es lebe der Transrapid
Replies: 0
Views: 1502

German: Es lebe der Transrapid

This is an info about a German-language YouTube film and radio interview about the Transrapid. Dies ist eine Info zu einem deutschsprachigen YouTube Film und RadioInterview zum Thema Transrapid. https://chris-vision.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Sascha-Pallenberg-Cover-breit-1024x341.jpg Accessed:...
by IMB
8. Apr 2021, 11:31
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Wheel defects found in DB ICE4 fleet
Replies: 0
Views: 1407

Wheel defects found in DB ICE4 fleet

Up to 1600 wheels will be inspected by the summer. GERMAN Rail (DB) has discovered abnormalities in some wheelsets in use in its new ICE4 fleet. The problem was identified during routine ultrasonic testing of wheelsets as part of the trains’ maintenance regime. All the defects found are reportedly ...
by IMB
8. Apr 2021, 00:13
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 34
Views: 7494

Re: The Shizuoka Maglev Website

Translated form Japanese: Shizuoka Prefecture has recently renewed its website with information on the problem of reduced flow of the Oi River due to the construction of the Central Linear Shinkansen Line. In addition to releasing a new video explaining the geological structure of the Minami-Alps, [...
by IMB
7. Apr 2021, 22:05
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 34
Views: 7494

Did the Department improperly alter the documentation of meetings?

Did the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism improperly alter the documentation of meetings? Did the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) add text to the documentation of an expert meeting on the construction of the Shinkansen Central Line in Shizuoka Pr...
by IMB
6. Apr 2021, 13:48
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: Transrapid Museum Lathen
Replies: 1
Views: 942

Re: Transrapid Museum Lathen

English translation: Hello dear friends of Maglev, as you may already know, the planned "Transrapid Museum" is - once again - far away from realization due to the cancellation by the municipality of Lathen. Instead, an association is to be founded now, which processes the history of the T...
by IMB
6. Apr 2021, 13:42
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: Hong Kong: Superfast maglev train may soon come to HK
Replies: 0
Views: 1304

Hong Kong: Superfast maglev train may soon come to HK

A new high-speed maglev train capable of reaching speeds of 620 kilometers per hour could be introduced to Hong Kong once it is operational, says the Beijing transport ministry. [...] The train is still a prototype and could be operational in three to 10 years, the ministry said. Wang Zhiqing, vice...
by IMB
6. Apr 2021, 00:11
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: 1044

Re: JR Tokai to invest 430 billion yen in the Linear Project in fiscal 2021

The planned investment of 430,000,000,000 Yen in the Linear Project in fiscal 2021

= 3,906,120,000 US$ or
= 3,307,479,970 Euro or
= 297,803,439,509 Rubels (Russia)


Calcuclation (2021-04-06).

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by IMB
6. Apr 2021, 00:03
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: 1044

JR Tokai to invest 430 billion yen in the Linear Project in fiscal 2021

JR Tokai has announced its priority measures and related capital investment plan for FY2021. The consolidated capital investment amount is 748 billion yen, with 430 billion yen to be invested in the Linear Central Shinkansen project. https://www.traicy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSC_0444.jpeg So...
by IMB
3. Apr 2021, 21:05
Forum: Brazil: Cobra Urban Maglev Research
Topic: Cobra Urban Maglev, Brasil
Replies: 0
Views: 1263

Cobra Urban Maglev, Brasil

Under the direction of Prof. Dr. Richard Stephan, the University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) developed the MagLev-Cobra system for use in urban transportation, especially for South American metropolises, starting in 2014. On a 200-meter [124-foot] track on the university campus, equipped with NdFeB per...
by IMB
3. Apr 2021, 20:59
Forum: USA: Baltimore - Washington Maglev Project
Topic: FRA & Maryland DoT are conducting virtual public hearings
Replies: 0
Views: 1240

FRA & Maryland DoT are conducting virtual public hearings

Federal Railroad Administration and the Maryland Department of Transportation are conducting virtual public hearings As part of the statutorily mandated National Environmental Policy Act, the Federal Railroad Administration and the Maryland Department of Transportation are conducting virtual public...
by IMB
3. Apr 2021, 20:53
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: Publication: Guidance beam manufacturing method for maglev and high-speed train application
Replies: 0
Views: 1317

Publication: Guidance beam manufacturing method for maglev and high-speed train application

Dr. Seppo Hauta-Aho from Finland has written a dissertation on new methods in guideway construction, including for the Transrapid system, under the title: "Guidance beam manufacturing method for maglev and high-speed train application": The English-language dissertation can be downloaded f...
by IMB
3. Apr 2021, 20:50
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: Publication: Static and Dynamic Modeling of the Electromagnets of the Maglev Vehicle Transrapid
Replies: 0
Views: 1304

Publication: Static and Dynamic Modeling of the Electromagnets of the Maglev Vehicle Transrapid

Static and Dynamic Modeling of the Electromagnets of the Maglev Vehicle Transrapid At the University of Stuttgart, under the direction of Prof. Dr. Peter Eberhard, a new approach for modeling electromagnets of the Transrapid maglev train is being investigated with the aim of effectively and efficie...
by IMB
3. Apr 2021, 20:46
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: Activities for an eventual reactivation of the Transrapid test facility Emsland, Germany
Replies: 0
Views: 1329

Activities for an eventual reactivation of the Transrapid test facility Emsland, Germany

Activities for an eventual reactivation of the Transrapid test facility Emsland, Germany The company IABG, which manages the Transrapid Test Facility Emsland (TVE) in Germany, has confirmed initial talks with the Chinese railroad group CRRC aimed at resuming test operations at the track for new Chi...
by IMB
3. Apr 2021, 20:11
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: Is the European Year of Railways the breakthrough of magnetic levitation trains in Europe?
Replies: 0
Views: 893

Is the European Year of Railways the breakthrough of magnetic levitation trains in Europe?

Article by Wouter van Gessel Is the European Year of Railways the breakthrough of magnetic levitation trains in Europe? Is het Europese jaar van het spoor de doorbraak van magneetzweeftreinen in Europa? https://i0.wp.com/www.maglevboard.net/images/Newsletter/2021_no_3_Newsletter/88413-Archiv-2016090...
by IMB
3. Apr 2021, 18:17
Forum: Personalities
Topic: Joined the circle of IMB Professionals: Prof. Dr. Antonio C. Ferreira, Brazil
Replies: 0
Views: 1349

Joined the circle of IMB Professionals: Prof. Dr. Antonio C. Ferreira, Brazil

Prof. Dr. Antonio C. Ferreira is a professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He received the degrees of E.E. (1987) and M.Sc. (1991) from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and the Ph.D. from the Univer...
by IMB
3. Apr 2021, 18:14
Forum: Personalities
Topic: Joined the circle of IMB Professionals: Prof. Dr. Weihua Zhang, VR China
Replies: 0
Views: 1292

Joined the circle of IMB Professionals: Prof. Dr. Weihua Zhang, VR China

Prof. Zhang is a senior researcher of the Research Center for Super-High-Speed Evacuated Tube Maglev Transport, Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU) and a state-appointed expert. He has received the Special Government Allowances from the State Council and grants from the National Science Fund for ...
by IMB
3. Apr 2021, 18:12
Forum: Personalities
Topic: Joined the circle of IMB Professionals: Prof. Dr. Zigang Deng, VR China
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Views: 1344

Joined the circle of IMB Professionals: Prof. Dr. Zigang Deng, VR China

Prof. Dr. Zigang Deng is a professor at the State Key Laboratory of Traction Power (TPL), SWJTU, Chengdu, China. Prof. Deng received the B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU), Chengdu, China, in 2004 and the Ph.D. degree in Transportation Engineering from ...