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by david
5. May 2021, 22:34
Forum: Shanghai Transrapid (EMS High Speed Maglev)
Topic: 600km/h high speed switch
Replies: 1
Views: 249

Re: 600km/h high speed gauge

“Gauge” ? 😂
“Switch” würde besser passen
by david
28. Apr 2021, 13:17
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: Energy supply of the Transrapid vehicle
Replies: 0
Views: 597

Energy supply of the Transrapid vehicle

This article deals with the energy supply concept of the Transrapid vehicle. A soon to follow second part will explain the energy supply concept of the guideway in more detail. Introduction As is well known, there are no overhead lines on the Transrapid. However, the energy requirements for all cons...
by david
23. Apr 2021, 11:58
Forum: PR CHINA
Topic: TSB in Chengdu! New details & pictures presented for the first time
Replies: 0
Views: 444

TSB in Chengdu! New details & pictures presented for the first time

During the Chengdu Rail Transit Expo, new TSB info was presented along with many other railroads. For the first time, pictures and videos of the line appear, also from the control center and the stations. Lower costs Maintenance costs, operating costs and construction costs are a good 30% lower with...
by david
21. Apr 2021, 21:16
Forum: SCANDINAVIA
Topic: New article about maglev i Scandinavia
Replies: 1
Views: 279

Re: New article about maglev i Scandinavia

Thank you for your engagement. Very interesting to see the work you’re doing “up there in Scandinavia”, and thanks for joining the IMB Forum.
by david
20. Apr 2021, 22:16
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: 1984: Urban Maglev Berlin
Replies: 1
Views: 161

Re: 1984: Urban Maglev Berlin

Was it really a maglev train? As far as I know, it used a long stator linear motor, but it hat guidance and carrying wheels / rolls, which doesn’t sound like a real magnetic levitating train…
by david
19. Apr 2021, 11:23
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: Update from China, April 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 439

Update from China, April 2021

(German article: https://magnetbahn.org/news/aktuelle-entwicklungen-in-china-april-2021 ) Time never stands still in China - new information is constantly emerging, but it is too irrelevant for a dedicated article. Therefore, here is a summary of some important events from China during the last wee...
by david
19. Apr 2021, 10:55
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: New study regarding CRRC Maglev by Southwest Jiatong University
Replies: 0
Views: 355

New study regarding CRRC Maglev by Southwest Jiatong University

Southwest Jiaotong University has published a new study which proves, among other things, that individual components of the maglev bogie (Schwebegestell) are durable for up to 58 years (!) despite continuous operation. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/350594258_A_time-domain_stepwise_fatigue...
by david
17. Apr 2021, 22:01
Forum: GERMANY
Topic: DB AG uses Transrapid to improve its image
Replies: 1
Views: 230

Re: DB AG uses Transrapid to improve its image

The same video clip of the TR08 was used back in 2018 (I think) when USA created a video for North Korea which should encourage KimJonUn to open his nation.
by david
15. Apr 2021, 21:57
Forum: Conferences & Events
Topic: Chengdu Rail Transit Exhibition, 22.04.2021 - 24.04.2021
Replies: 0
Views: 364

Chengdu Rail Transit Exhibition, 22.04.2021 - 24.04.2021

Just now it was announced that the "Chengdu Rail Transit Exhibition" will be held in Chengdu from April 22, 2021 - April 24, 2021. This has the focus on railroads, but two well-known maglev vehicles are for the first time under one roof: I am talking about the TSB and CRRC. Source to the o...