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by Miss Maglev
6. Dec 2021, 12:50
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Takagi Maglev Viaduct
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Takagi Maglev Viaduct

Villagers Search for Relocation Site as Central Linear Railway Viaduct Constructed . CNTS2021120600056_M.jpg . Location map. Source: Japanese Media https://www.shinmai.co.jp/news/article/CNTS2021120600074 Accessed: 2021/12/06 . CNTS2021120600057_M.jpg . JR東海が作成した、阿島北地区に建設する高架橋のイメージ(合成写真) An image of...
by Miss Maglev
1. Dec 2021, 21:44
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Tunnel Cave-In Kills Worker at Maglev Construction Site
Replies: 11
Views: 253

Going Forward is Hell, Going Backward is Hell

JR東海「リニア新幹線」進むも地獄・退くも地獄 JR Tokai's "Linear Shinkansen": Going Forward is Hell, Going Backward is Hell The Linear project that can't be withdrawn  Translated from Japanese Media. Source: http://www.zaiten.co.jp/article/2021/12/post-335.html Accessed: 2021-12-01 http://www.zaiten.co.jp/arti...
by Miss Maglev
29. Nov 2021, 18:54
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Tunnel Cave-In Kills Worker at Maglev Construction Site
Replies: 11
Views: 253

Gifu governor urges JR Central to reexamine safety measures for linear maglev construction

岐阜知事ら、安全対策の再点検要望 リニア工事でJR東海に Gifu governor urges JR Central to reexamine safety measures for linear maglev construction  On November 29, Governor Hajime Furuta of Gifu Prefecture and the mayors of seven cities and towns in the prefecture issued a letter of request to the Central Japan Railway Compa...
by Miss Maglev
25. Nov 2021, 12:11
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Tunnel Cave-In Kills Worker at Maglev Construction Site
Replies: 11
Views: 253

Safety promotion council (tunnel construction)

事故防止のための情報を共有…リニア工事の安全推進協議会 中津川市等で初会合 トンネル事故受けJRが設置 First meeting of the Safety Promotion Council for Linear Maglev Construction In the wake of a series of accidents involving tunnels on the Central Linear Railway Shinkansen in October and November, a safety promotion council was established to sha...
by Miss Maglev
20. Nov 2021, 13:04
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Financing of the JR Maglev - "Profitability is expected to worsen" (?)
Replies: 0
Views: 34

Financing of the JR Maglev - "Profitability is expected to worsen" (?)

Text translated form the Japanese Website https://www.at-s.com/ats-static/img/news2020/logo_title.svg https://www.at-s.com/news/article/shizuoka/988922.html Accesssed: November 20, 2021 The profitability of a "national policy" (?)  In 2016, the then cabinet of Shinzo Abe announced a policy...
by Miss Maglev
17. Nov 2021, 13:03
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Tunnel Cave-In Kills Worker at Maglev Construction Site
Replies: 11
Views: 253

JR Tokai to Establish Council to Prevent Recurrence of Accidents

JR Tokai to Establish Council to Prevent Recurrence of Accidents in Linear-Maglev-Shinkansen Construction https://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20211117/K10013351781_2111171842_2111171919_01_02.jpg November 17, 2021 7:19 PM In the wake of a series of accidents in the tunnel construction of the Linear Ce...
by Miss Maglev
13. Nov 2021, 23:08
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: ... we can see a bright future
Replies: 0
Views: 36

... we can see a bright future

In 2027, the 286-kilometer line between Tokyo and Nagoya will open to traffic. Some people say that high-speed rail is unnecessary due to the spread of remote work, but if anything, connecting Tokyo and Nagoya in 40 minutes will make it easier for people to work remotely, and we will enter an era w...
by Miss Maglev
12. Nov 2021, 11:17
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Students Visit the Oigawa River, where water is expected to run out due to tunnel construction
Replies: 0
Views: 37

Students Visit the Oigawa River, where water is expected to run out due to tunnel construction

 Fourteen students from Tsugeno High School in Shinshiro City, Aichi Prefecture, who are learning about the Central Linear Railway, recently visited the upper reaches of the Oi River, where the construction of the Southern Alps Tunnel for the linear railway is planned, as part of their classwork an...
by Miss Maglev
9. Nov 2021, 22:58
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Appeal by citizens' group rejected
Replies: 0
Views: 32

Appeal by citizens' group rejected

Appeal by citizens' group rejected November 4, 2021 17:55 In a lawsuit filed against the prefecture by members of a citizens' group in Kofu City, who opposed the construction, the Supreme Court's Third Petty Bench (Chief Justice Eriko Watanabe) ruled against the citizens' appeal, saying that it was...
by Miss Maglev
2. Nov 2021, 16:21
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Tunnel Cave-In Kills Worker at Maglev Construction Site
Replies: 11
Views: 253

JR Tokai to postpone groundbreaking ceremony for Gifu station

JR Tokai to postpone groundbreaking ceremony for Gifu station Following a tunnel collapse accident on the Linear Central Shinkansen line that killed and injured two workers, JR Tokai has announced that it will postpone the November 10th "safety and groundbreaking ceremony" for the Gifu Pr...
by Miss Maglev
1. Nov 2021, 19:05
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Tunnel Cave-In Kills Worker at Maglev Construction Site
Replies: 11
Views: 253

JR Tokai resumes construction in eight linear sections

JR Tokai resumes construction in eight linear sections  On November 1, JR Tokai announced that it had resumed excavation work in eight of the 14 construction zones that had been suspended following the collapse of the Seto Tunnel on the Central Linear Shinkansen Line in Nakatsugawa City, Gifu Prefe...
by Miss Maglev
31. Oct 2021, 10:50
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Tunnel Cave-In Kills Worker at Maglev Construction Site
Replies: 11
Views: 253

JR Central halts works on maglev tunnel after fatal incident

JR Central halts works on maglev tunnel after fatal incident Central Japan Railway Co., or JR Central, said Thursday that it has halted construction work on mountain tunnels for its maglev Shinkansen train line, following a deadly tunnel collapse the previous day. [...] The company said that it wil...
by Miss Maglev
28. Oct 2021, 00:00
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Tunnel Cave-In Kills Worker at Maglev Construction Site
Replies: 11
Views: 253

Tunnel Cave-In Kills Worker at Maglev Construction Site

b_14797008[1].jpg . Photo from Japanese News https://www.kobe-np.co.jp/news/zenkoku/compact/202110/p1_0014796688.shtml Accessed October 28, 2021. . At around 7:20 p.m. on the 27th, a 119 call came in reporting a collapse at a construction site in the Seto Tunnel of the Central Linear Shinkansen Lin...
by Miss Maglev
27. Oct 2021, 23:51
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Tunnel Cave-In Kills Worker at Maglev Construction Site
Replies: 11
Views: 253

Re: Tunnel Cave-In Kills Worker at Maglev Construction Site

K10013324801_2110272204_2110272204_01_04[1].jpg . Source: https://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20211027/k10013324801000.html Accessed: October 28, 2021 At around 7:20 p.m. on the night of the 27th, a construction worker reported to the fire department that there was a collapse at the construction site ...
by Miss Maglev
27. Oct 2021, 18:03
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Tunnel Cave-In Kills Worker at Maglev Construction Site
Replies: 11
Views: 253

Tunnel Cave-In Kills Worker at Maglev Construction Site

Tunnel Cave-In Kills Worker at Maglev Construction Site A tunnel cave-in occurred at a magnetic levitation train line construction site in the central Japan city of Nakatsugawa, Gifu Prefecture, on Wednesday, killing a worker there and injuring another, according to local police and other authoriti...
by Miss Maglev
22. Oct 2021, 11:43
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

Re: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem

At a public debate held in early October, the focus of the discussion was on the issue of the linear maglev. Mr. Tatsunori Ibayashi, former incumbent of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), said, "The draft of the interim report was presented (at a meeting of national experts). The issues have ...
by Miss Maglev
21. Oct 2021, 00:02
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Construction begins on JR Maglev Maintencance Yard in Gifu
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Construction starts on Chuo Maglev depot

The contract for the 2000m-long, 400m-wide depot was awarded on March 18 2020, with the site set to cover 50 hectares. In addition to facilities such as maintenance and inspection roads, Chubu depot will have a factory where new rolling stock will be assembled and overhauled. The other maintenance ...
by Miss Maglev
19. Oct 2021, 16:13
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

Shizuoka Prefecture writes opinion on draft report of national expert panel on linear line issue

Translated from Japanese Media reports Source: https://www.nikkei.com/article/DGXZQOCC1950O0Z11C21A0000000/ Accessed: October 19, 2021 20:01 Shizuoka Prefecture has written an opinion on the draft of an interim report by a national expert panel discussing the decline in the volume of water in the Oi...
by Miss Maglev
17. Oct 2021, 11:36
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Japanese government urged to complete Maglev construction as soon as possible
Replies: 2
Views: 740

Maglev line starting date still up in the air as costs keep rising

Maglev line starting date still up in the air as costs keep rising Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) initially planned to have the Chuo Shinkansen Line in operation between the capital’s Shinagawa Station and Nagoya Station in 2027, with a later connection to Osaka. The maglev line will go throu...
by Miss Maglev
15. Oct 2021, 12:17
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Construction begins on JR Maglev Maintencance Yard in Gifu
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Construction begins on JR Maglev Maintencance Yard in Gifu

Construction begins on JR Maglev Chubu Maintencance Yard in Gifu English translation of Japanese Media Report (Tomura Noboru). On the 14th, JR Tokai started construction of the Chubu General Maglev Train Depot (Nakatsugawa City, Gifu Prefecture) for the Linear Central Shinkansen. The construction w...
by Miss Maglev
14. Oct 2021, 02:05
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Ida city Mayor Ken Sato reflects on Maglev
Replies: 0
Views: 83

Ida city Mayor Ken Sato reflects on Maglev

【飯田市】佐藤健飯田市長 就任1年目の市政経営を振り返る  With the construction of the linear railway and the San-En-Nanshin Expressway in full swing, it is now time to start building the station in the prefecture.  "The first priority is to provide support to the people who will be asked to relocate so that their concer...
by Miss Maglev
12. Oct 2021, 19:55
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Tunnel boring machine merger Japan
Replies: 3
Views: 1288

Kita-Shinagawa construction area

 On Tuesday, October 12, 2021, JR Tokai announced that it will start digging in the Kita-Shinagawa section of the Linear Central Shinkansen Line [...] on Thursday, October 14. "In the Kita-Shinagawa construction area, the "Kita-Shinagawa emergency exit," a vertical hole connecting th...
by Miss Maglev
11. Oct 2021, 21:51
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Press test run of the Linear Central Shinkansen
Replies: 2
Views: 130

New Linear Central Shinkansen train

The L0 Series improved test car, which started running last August, has reduced the aerodynamic drag of the lead car by about 13%, according to JR Tokai, and has succeeded in reducing power consumption and noise. In addition, the improved train is now able to run on electricity from the ground, ins...
by Miss Maglev
9. Oct 2021, 23:24
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Press test run of the Linear Central Shinkansen
Replies: 2
Views: 130

Re: Press test run of the Linear Central Shinkansen

リニア試乗会 JR東海、時速500キロを公開 On the 8th, JR Tokai held a test ride of the Linear Central Shinkansen for the press at the Yamanashi Linear Test Center in Yamanashi Prefecture. They introduced the development status of the latest model "L0 (zero) series improved test vehicle" which was introduced...
by Miss Maglev
9. Oct 2021, 01:39
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Press test run of the Linear Central Shinkansen
Replies: 2
Views: 130

Press test run of the Linear Central Shinkansen

NHK Video (in Japanese): Link: https://www3.nhk.or.jp/lnews/kofu/20211008/movie/1040014689_20211008184650.html A test run of the Linear Central Shinkansen, which JR Tokai aims to open between Tokyo and Nagoya in six years, was shown to the press. JR Tokai is conducting a test run to verify the perfo...
by Miss Maglev
6. Oct 2021, 22:06
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

Governor: "This is unacceptable".

JR Tokai proposes to reduce the volume of water in the Oi River for the construction of a linear railway Translated from Japanese Media, Nikkei.com: https://www.nikkei.com/article/DGKKZO76394270W1A001C2L61000/ October 7, 2021 In a press conference on October 6, Heita Kawakatsu, governor of Shizuoka...
by Miss Maglev
4. Oct 2021, 13:28
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

Shizuoka Governor: Do not start construction!

Shizuoka Governor Urges Prime Minister Not to Carry Out Linear Construction On October 4, following the nomination of Liberal Democratic Party President Fumio Kishida as prime minister, Shizuoka Governor Heita Kawakatsu commented on the issue of the failure to start construction of the Shizuoka sec...
by Miss Maglev
2. Oct 2021, 11:20
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Kawasaki City Maglev Emergency Exit completed
Replies: 1
Views: 122

Photo: Maglev Emergency Exit in Kawasaki City

 On September 30, JR Tokai announced the completion of the Higashi-Yurigaoka emergency exit, a tunneling shaft about 94 meters below ground in Kawasaki's Asao Ward for the construction of the Central Linear Railway Shinkansen. It is said to be the first such shaft in the prefecture.  The 32-meter d...
by Miss Maglev
29. Sep 2021, 10:48
Forum: ASIA
Topic: China Maglev ""has already surpassed Japan" (?)
Replies: 1
Views: 130

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

Currently, the construction of the Linear-Central Shinkansen between Tokyo and Nagoya is underway with the aim of opening in 2027. However, the cost of construction has ballooned beyond the original plan and is now expected to be about 7 trillion yen. The Chinese media outlet Baicao recently publis...
by Miss Maglev
27. Sep 2021, 22:10
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

Re: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem

On September 26, a meeting of national experts was held for the first time in five months to discuss the water problem in the Oi River caused by the construction of the Linear-Motorcycle Shinkansen. [...] A number of experts on the committee commented that the most important thing is for JR Tokai t...
by Miss Maglev
25. Sep 2021, 10:29
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Construction of Tenryu River maglev bridge to begin in September
Replies: 1
Views: 677

Construction of Tenryu River maglev bridge to begin in September

On September 24, JR Tokai announced that it will begin construction of the Tenryu River Bridge over the Tenryu River between Iida City and Takaki Village in Shimoina County on October 1. . CNTS2021092400997_M.jpg Source: https://www.shinmai.co.jp/news/article/CNTS2021092400996 Accessed September 25,...
by Miss Maglev
25. Sep 2021, 10:22
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

Experts to meet for first time in five months to discuss MLIT's linear construction (Shizuoka Prefecture)

Experts to meet for first time in five months to discuss MLIT's linear construction (Shizuoka Prefecture) On September 26, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) will hold an expert meeting for the first time in about five months to discuss the water problem in the Oi Riv...
by Miss Maglev
23. Sep 2021, 10:47
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

Re: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem

At a regular press conference held on September 21, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Kazuyoshi Akahane responded to a reporter's question about the Shizuoka construction zone of the Linear Central Shinkansen being built by JR Tokai. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Trans...
by Miss Maglev
22. Sep 2021, 19:39
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Photo: Marketing for Linear Chuo Shinkansen (Maglev)
Replies: 0
Views: 87

Photo: Marketing for Linear Chuo Shinkansen (Maglev)

E_5n5LIVkAYARly.jpg Source: https://twitter.com/CnnmnSchnpps/status/1440703167713267716?s=20 Accessed: September 22, 2021. The tagline for this massive billboard is “making the 3 major cities into 1” (Referring to Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka). Source: https://twitter.com/CnnmnSchnpps/status/14407031677132...
by Miss Maglev
21. Sep 2021, 13:05
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

The Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism...

Japan's Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Mr. Akahane, urges JR Tokai to respond carefully to the start of construction of the Maglev Central Shinkansen in Shizuoka The Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Mr. Akahane, said that he appreciates the meeting ...
by Miss Maglev
19. Sep 2021, 17:17
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

Shizuoka: changing the route?

リニア問題 大井川流域9市町の首長とJR東海社長が初の意見交換 2021年9月18日 Summary based on Japanese Media reports: https://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20210918/k10013266981000.html Accessed: Septemeber 19, 2021. According to the attendees, the chiefs made a number of harsh comments about JR. President Kaneko said in an interview af...
by Miss Maglev
18. Sep 2021, 11:46
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

JR Tokai president meets with city majors

リニア工事は流域の理解が前提 JR東海社長、首長らと面会 Understanding of the watershed is a prerequisite for the construction of the linear railway 2021-09PN2021091801000978.-.-.CI0003[1].jpg Source: https://kumanichi.com/sites/default/files/images/newspack/2021-09PN2021091801000978.-.-.CI0003.jpg  JR Tokai President Shin Ka...
by Miss Maglev
16. Sep 2021, 09:39
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

The problem of reduced flow of the Oi River

On Sept. 15, JR Tokai announced that it will hold the first meeting in Shizuoka City on Sept. 18 between its president Shin Kaneko and the chiefs of 10 cities and towns in the basin to exchange opinions on the problem of reduced flow of the Oi River due to the construction of the Central Linear Rai...
by Miss Maglev
15. Sep 2021, 11:52
Forum: USA: Baltimore - Washington Maglev Project
Topic: Maglev company sues to condemn land
Replies: 5
Views: 2995

Prospects for building a maglev

The maglev promoter didn’t actually have the money to buy the land in question, but it wanted to halt a developer from building a mixed-use development on the property, which would have made condemnation a lot more expensive when and if it has the power and money to do so. The judge said that the c...
by Miss Maglev
15. Sep 2021, 11:47
Forum: Shanghai Transrapid (EMS High Speed Maglev)
Topic: Do you remember the Transrapid?
Replies: 0
Views: 1486

Do you remember the Transrapid?

China's government is taking rigorous action against its own corporations. This is not likely to help the country's own economy. Do you remember the Transrapid? The maglev train was developed in Germany and de facto made ready for series production. However, a line was not built - despite years of ...
by Miss Maglev
12. Sep 2021, 11:47
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: 4.9 km Matsukawa Maglev Tunnel
Replies: 1
Views: 627

Kawasaki City Maglev Tunnel: Residents' worried

リニア中央新幹線 区民「地盤調査しっかりと」 外環道事故受け、説明会 Translated from Japanese. Source: https://www.townnews.co.jp/0205/2021/09/10/590941.html Accessed: 2021-09-12  Last month, JR Tokai held an explanatory meeting for residents at the Asou Civic Center regarding the shield tunnel for the Linear Central Shinkansen. Th...
by Miss Maglev
6. Sep 2021, 21:43
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: 4.9 km Matsukawa Maglev Tunnel
Replies: 1
Views: 627

4.9 km Matsukawa Maglev Tunnel

ida City: Excavation begins at Matsukawa section of the Central Alps Linear Tunnel https://minamishinshu.jp/wp-content/2021/09/800-1-768x521.jpg  On September 6, the excavation of the Matsukawa section (4.9 km) of the Central Alps Tunnel for the Linear-Maximum Speed Rail in Iida City began. The exca...
by Miss Maglev
1. Sep 2021, 23:37
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Environmental situation in Shizuoka
Replies: 0
Views: 1216

Environmental situation in Shizuoka

 Shizuoka City announced the results of a recent survey on rare plants and animals in the Minami-Alps UNESCO Eco Park, where the construction of the Minami-Alps Tunnel (Aoi Ward) for the Central Linear Maglev Shinkansen Line is planned. The survey examined the habitat status of 17 species and confi...
by Miss Maglev
30. Aug 2021, 23:19
Forum: USA: Baltimore - Washington Maglev Project
Topic: Maglev company sues to condemn land
Replies: 5
Views: 2995

Re: Maglev company sues to condemn land

A proposed high-speed magnetic levitating train line that would get travelers from Baltimore to Washington, D.C., in 15 minutes has been grounded before it could even get rolling. Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Kendra Ausby tossed maglev builder Baltimore Washington Rapid Rail's attempt to cond...
by Miss Maglev
30. Aug 2021, 10:25
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Tokyo Shinagawa Maglev Station Tunnel
Replies: 0
Views: 1225

Tokyo Shinagawa Maglev Station Tunnel

300 meters test tunnel 40m underground in Tokyo Shinagawa Aug. 30, 2021 15:34 JR Tokai held a briefing session for local residents on Aug. 29, 2021, to begin trial digging in Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo, over the construction of an underground tunnel for the Linear Central Shinkansen (Maglev). The statio...
by Miss Maglev
28. Aug 2021, 12:20
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem

Shizuoka Linear-Maglev Shinkansen リニア新幹線の行方 Translated and summarized info from Mainichi Shimbun 2021/8/27 Tokyo Morning Edition A Commentary by Shizuoka Governor Heita Kawakatsu With regard to the Linear Central Shinkansen (between Tokyo's Shinagawa and Nagoya) to be developed by JR Tokai, the open...
by Miss Maglev
25. Aug 2021, 01:15
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Chofu Citizens' concerns
Replies: 0
Views: 1248

Chofu Citizens' concerns

JR Tokai held a briefing session in the city of Chofu, and residents voiced their concerns: "If it affects us, please stop the construction"  In the evening of August 23, JR Tokai held a briefing session for residents in Nakahara Ward, Kawasaki City, regarding the shield tunnel constructi...
by Miss Maglev
17. Aug 2021, 22:37
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Mudslides a threat to Linear Maglev?
Replies: 1
Views: 707

Compensation in case of accident?

Citizens ask questions about compensation in case of accident August 17, 2021 21:57  On August 17, JR Tokai held a briefing session for residents in Kasugai City, Aichi Prefecture, regarding the construction of the Linear Central Shinkansen tunnel. In urban areas such as Nagoya and Kasugai, the tun...
by Miss Maglev
16. Aug 2021, 00:45
Forum: Fundamental issues relating to mobility, transport and Maglev
Topic: China holds 43.52 percent of the world's maglev patents
Replies: 0
Views: 1310

China holds 43.52 percent of the world's maglev patents

In research and development, China holds 43.52 percent of the world's maglev patents, ranking first and well above Japan's 20.57 percent, according to a report sent to the Global Times by intelligent property data service provider PatSnap. https://www.globaltimes.cn/page/202108/1231521.shtml Access...
by Miss Maglev
13. Aug 2021, 11:45
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Residents file lawsuit against JR Tokai
Replies: 4
Views: 869

Residents ask Toyooka Village to review landfill plan

Residents ask Toyooka Village to review landfill plan  A group of residents in the downstream area of the Aburi River, a tributary of the Tenryu River, submitted a letter of request to the village on August 12, asking for a change in the plan to reclaim landfill soil generated by the construction o...
by Miss Maglev
11. Aug 2021, 11:55
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Japanese government urged to complete Maglev construction as soon as possible
Replies: 2
Views: 740

Speeding up of construction of Shizuoka section requested

Early construction of Shizuoka section requested  On August 10, a general meeting of the Alliance for the Promotion of the Construction of the Central Linear Shinkansen , made up of the prefectural government, municipalities in the prefecture, the Nagoya Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Ch...
by Miss Maglev
7. Aug 2021, 10:39
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: JR Tokai Maglev: Creating New Values?
Replies: 0
Views: 1248

JR Tokai Maglev: Creating New Values?

Corporate Roundtable Discussion Project: JR Tokai: "A Major Artery Supporting the Japanese Economy - Creating New Values https://www.jukushin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/rogokan.jpg https://www.jukushin.com/archives/46696 Accessed: August 8, 2021. . D: Related to the topic of business trans...
by Miss Maglev
4. Aug 2021, 11:38
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Construction of Tenryu River maglev bridge to begin in September
Replies: 1
Views: 677

Construction of Tenryu River maglev bridge to begin in September

0eccb64d972e19b61668fddb6b1bba78_1[1].jpg Photo: https://www.chunichi.co.jp/article/304356 Accessed: August 4, 2021 A meeting of the village's Linear Central Shinkansen Task Force was held at the village welfare center, where JR Tokai explained the construction plan for the Tenryu River Maglev Brid...
by Miss Maglev
2. Aug 2021, 11:06
Forum: Shanghai Transrapid (EMS High Speed Maglev)
Topic: Shanghai - Hangzhou without Hongqiao maglev station?
Replies: 2
Views: 901

Hongqiao airport maglev station entrance 2021

2021-08-02 Hongquiao Airport Maglev Station entrance
2021-08-02 Hongquiao Airport Maglev Station entrance
Source: twitter, Bogoo @hirobanc https://twitter.com/hirobanc/status/142 ... 08449?s=20 Accessed August 2, 2021
by Miss Maglev
1. Aug 2021, 11:32
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: 600km/h high-speed maglev to roll off in Qingdao
Replies: 13
Views: 2175

600km/h high-speed maglev

2021-08-01_Maglev CRRC 600
2021-08-01_Maglev CRRC 600
Source: https://twitter.com/EnginePassion/statu ... 69/photo/3 Accessed August 1, 2021.
by Miss Maglev
30. Jul 2021, 14:43
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Removal of residual soil
Replies: 7
Views: 2686

Hayakawa: About 400 dump trucks pass through the town

In the town of Hayakawa, Yamanashi Prefecture, the construction of the Yamanashi section of the Minami-Alps Tunnel for the Central Shinkansen Line is underway.As of July, the number of dump trucks passing through the town is about 400 per day, close to the 465 that JR Tokai expects during the peak ...
by Miss Maglev
28. Jul 2021, 14:25
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

Re: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem

The construction of the Central Linear Railway, which JR Tokai aims to open between Shinagawa, Tokyo and Nagoya in 2027, has come to a standstill. This is because Governor Heita Kawakatsu, who is concerned about the environmental impact of the construction of a tunnel under the Southern Alps in nort...
by Miss Maglev
26. Jul 2021, 11:37
Forum: Linimo HSST Nagoya
Topic: Linimo in operation: Photos ...
Replies: 2
Views: 2284

Linimo Animation

by P.WITTWAT @pwiitw4t via twitter https://twitter.com/pwiitw4t/status/1419539845538467841?s=20 Accessed 2021-07-26 E7M32YrVgAYb0Bj.jpg . E7M32YqVoAURjsV.jpg by P.WITTWAT @pwiitw4t via twitter https://twitter.com/pwiitw4t/status/1419539845538467841?s=20 Accessed 2021-07-26 . E7M32ZAVoAYpBIB.jpg by P...
by Miss Maglev
25. Jul 2021, 12:22
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Kanagawa Linear Maglev Station (Hashimoto)
Replies: 0
Views: 628

Kanagawa Linear Maglev Station (Hashimoto)

Due to the the expected opening of the Linear-Maglev Central Shinkansen Line in 2027, land prices in Sagamihara and Hashimoto are rising rapidly. A new station for the Central Linear Railway will be built underground, in front of the current Hashimoto Station. Hashimoto Station (橋本駅, Hashimoto-eki)...
by Miss Maglev
24. Jul 2021, 11:45
Forum: USA: Baltimore - Washington Maglev Project
Topic: Rail operator planning Maglev train opposes developer’s court motion in high-stakes property dispute
Replies: 0
Views: 663

Rail operator planning Maglev train opposes developer’s court motion in high-stakes property dispute

Rail operator planning Maglev train opposes developer’s court motion in high-stakes property dispute
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Accessed: July 24, 2021

https://www.baltimoresun.com/ Note: The website is not accessible in the EU.
by Miss Maglev
22. Jul 2021, 15:22
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Changing the Maglev route is 'unthinkable'
Replies: 1
Views: 787

JR Tokai president says no change to linear railway route

At a regular press conference on July 21, JR Tokai President Shin Kaneko said that a review of the route of the Linear Central Shinkansen, which is under construction with the aim of opening between Shinagawa, Tokyo and Nagoya, would bring a series of plans back to square one. It is difficult and u...
by Miss Maglev
20. Jul 2021, 13:33
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: 600km/h high-speed maglev to roll off in Qingdao
Replies: 13
Views: 2175

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

The new “maglev” train [...] comes as Beijing seeks to cement its position as the world’s most prolific builder of high-speed lines.
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2021-07-20_600km_Maglev_rollout_CN
Source: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/chin ... -pjhsprfgs Accessed: July 20, 2021
by Miss Maglev
19. Jul 2021, 12:00
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Residents file lawsuit against JR Tokai
Replies: 4
Views: 869

Residents file lawsuit against JR Tokai

A group of residents in the Tokyo metropolitan area have filed a lawsuit against JR Tokai to stop the construction of a tunnel for the Linear Central Shinkansen , which is scheduled to be built underneath the city center, claiming that their right to live in safety is being violated. JR Tokai is pl...
by Miss Maglev
18. Jul 2021, 12:58
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem

Summary of translated Japanese Media news:  In 2014, the prefectural government requested JR to return all spring water generated in the in-prefecture section during the construction period and after the railway was put into service as part of the environmental impact assessment procedure, and Presi...
by Miss Maglev
17. Jul 2021, 12:38
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Preparatory work for Gifu Maglev Station
Replies: 1
Views: 646

Re: Preparatory work for Gifu Maglev Station

 新駅は高架駅で幅約45メートル、高さは約30メートル。新駅の全3工区(約1・3キロ)のうち駅東部(約290メートル区間)について、環境保全措置などの計画を15日、県と中津川市に提出した。ほかの2工区も今秋に同様の計画を提出し、着工をめざす。 Source: https://www.asahi.com/articles/ASP7J6S72P7HOHGB00G.html Accessed July 17, 2021 Translation: The new station will be an elevated station, about 45 meters wide and 30 mete...
by Miss Maglev
17. Jul 2021, 12:31
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Preparatory work for Gifu Maglev Station
Replies: 1
Views: 646

Preparatory work for Gifu Maglev Station

Preparatory work for Gifu Station of the Central Linear Railway to begin July, aiming for completion in spring 2025. . 20210715194232-5bdebe52[1].jpg The area where the Gifu station of the Central Linear Railway will be built. Photo from https://www.gifu-np.co.jp/news/20210715/20210715-87641.html O...
by Miss Maglev
13. Jul 2021, 22:54
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Removal of residual soil
Replies: 7
Views: 2686

Soil from linear construction '60 to 70 times' larger than Atami's spilled fill

In a press conference on July 13, Governor Heita Kawakatsu of Shizuoka Prefecture said that the damage caused by the soil generated from the tunnel construction of the Shizuoka section of the Linear Central Shinkansen planned by JR Tokai is unimaginable if it is caught in something like a mountain ...
by Miss Maglev
12. Jul 2021, 23:27
Forum: Linimo HSST Nagoya
Topic: Linimo in operation: Photos ...
Replies: 2
Views: 2284

Linimo Urban Maglev in operation: Photos ...

Linimo Japan.
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2021-07-12_Linimo_2
Source: https://twitter.com/MeharGans/status/14 ... 37062?s=20 Accessed July 12, 2021
by Miss Maglev
11. Jul 2021, 20:57
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Removal of residual soil
Replies: 7
Views: 2686

Re: Removal of residual soil

JR Tokai held a briefing session for the residents of Mitake Town in Kani County, Gifu Prefecture, on the issue of JR Tokai's request for the town to accept the establishment of a permanent disposal site for the remaining soil, including soil requiring countermeasures, generated from the tunnel con...
by Miss Maglev
5. Jul 2021, 10:42
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Nagoya Maglev Station
Replies: 3
Views: 743

Re: Nagoya Maglev Station

20210702_171236_95624[1].jpg Source: https://www.kensetsunews.com/PB5001H/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/20210702_171236_95624.jpg  In the east side area, the existing monument "Flying" will be dismantled and reconstructed in the Sasashima Live 24 area. After that, the plaza will be expanded ...
by Miss Maglev
4. Jul 2021, 23:20
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Nagoya Maglev Station
Replies: 3
Views: 743

Nagoya Maglev Station

The City of Nagoya has released a summary of the current status of urban development around Nagoya Station in preparation for the opening of the Linear Central Shinkansen Line (between Shinagawa and Nagoya). The report shows the FY2021 budget and future plans for major related projects, such as the...
by Miss Maglev
4. Jul 2021, 17:01
Forum: Medium Speed / Urban Maglev
Topic: Photo: Beijing Urban Maglev line
Replies: 1
Views: 2216

Photo: Beijing Urban Maglev line

Chinese Urban Maglev line
Photographer: Unknown
Source: https://twitter.com/lk_zhuang/status/14 ... 59265?s=20 Accessed: July 4, 2021.
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by Miss Maglev
2. Jul 2021, 10:31
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Removal of residual soil
Replies: 7
Views: 2686

Maglev tunnel near by uranium deposits?

Where does all the toxic waste go? Linear Maglev tunnel to run near by uranium deposits? English translation of parts of an Asahi News report: https://www.asahi.com/articles/photo/AS20210624001730.html Accessed: July 2, 2021.  A white building can be seen in the peaceful mountains of Mizunami City,...
by Miss Maglev
1. Jul 2021, 10:08
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: 1273

Assumptions of the Ministry's expert panel are unacceptable

リニアの行方 国交省の有識者会議議論 到底納得できない 湧水流出問題 知事、本会議で所信 「進め方 見直す時期」 /静岡 [/size] "It's time to review the way we proceed", the governor said at the plenary session. The asumptions and discussions by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's expert panel are unacceptable, he said. ...
by Miss Maglev
30. Jun 2021, 11:35
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: JR Maglev Shizuoka Pref. Website renewal
Replies: 0
Views: 647

JR Maglev Shizuoka Pref. Website renewal

Info based on Japanese media report and press release: Shizuoka Prefecture has received many comments from inside and outside of the prefecture about the response of Shizuoka Prefecture to the construction of the Shizuoka Central Shinkansen Line. The website has been renewed so that many people can ...
by Miss Maglev
28. Jun 2021, 12:11
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: 1273

Japan maglev critic reelected in Shizuoka, claiming green mandate

Governor's victory casts uncertainty over rail line already behind schedule "I have been entrusted to protect the waters of the Southern Alps, protect the environment," Kawakatsu said in his victory speech. "I will work hard to find a path to a solution." The governor told a news...
by Miss Maglev
23. Jun 2021, 15:45
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: JR Maglev cost increase: Stop the project! (?)
Replies: 1
Views: 680

JR Maglev ... now looking hopeless?

 JR Tokai's general meeting of shareholders was held in Nagoya City on June 23, and shareholders asked a series of questions about the delay in the opening of the Linear Central Shinkansen. Mamoru Uno, vice president of the company, mentioned that Governor Heita Kawakatsu, who was elected in the Sh...
by Miss Maglev
21. Jun 2021, 14:21
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

Status of the Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem

 Talks on the resumption of construction of the linear railway between the prefectural government, which is concerned that the tunnel construction will reduce the flow of the Oi River, which runs through Shizuoka Prefecture, and JR Central, which is the main operator of the project, are running at ...
by Miss Maglev
21. Jun 2021, 14:14
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: 1273

JR has to consult with Shizuoka Prefecture

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato: JR will consult with Shizuoka Prefecture  Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said at a press conference on June 21, in response to the election of Heita Kawakatsu, the incumbent governor of Shizuoka Prefecture, who opposed the start of construction of the i...
by Miss Maglev
20. Jun 2021, 14:55
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: 1273

Re: Kawakatsu wins fourth election for Shizuoka governor and makes "linear maglev construction" a major issue

https://image.news.livedoor.com/newsimage/stf/2/b/2bb49_1509_f3318828_edd141e5.jpg 花束を掲げる川勝平太氏=2021年6月20日午後8時21分、静岡市葵区、山崎琢也撮影 Heita Kawakatsu holding a bouquet of flowers at 8:21 p.m. on June 20, 2021, in Aoi Ku, Shizuoka City (photo by Takuya Yamazaki) Source: https://news.livedoor.com/article/ima...
by Miss Maglev
20. Jun 2021, 14:50
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: 1273

Kawakatsu wins fourth election for Shizuoka governor and makes "linear maglev construction" a major issue

Shizuoka Prefectural Government, June 20, 2021 21:11, Accessed June 20, 2021. (Translation of Japanese Original) Heita Kawakatsu (72), an incumbent, defeated Shigeki Iwai (53), a newcomer and former Vice Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, in the Shizuoka Prefecture gubernatoria...
by Miss Maglev
19. Jun 2021, 17:23
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: What will happen to the timetable of the Tokaido Shinkansen with the opening of the Maglev?
Replies: 0
Views: 647

What will happen to the timetable of the Tokaido Shinkansen with the opening of the Maglev?

What will happen to the timetable of the Tokaido Shinkansen with the opening of the Maglev line? https://contents.trafficnews.jp/post_image/000/080/038/large_210618_liner_02.jpg Source: https://contents.trafficnews.jp/post_image/000/080/038/large_210618_liner_02.jpg Accessed: June 19. 2021 The view ...
by Miss Maglev
17. Jun 2021, 14:42
Forum: Websites, Web & Publications
Topic: Chuo Maglev - An anachronistic megaproject?
Replies: 0
Views: 689

Chuo Maglev - An anachronistic megaproject?

An anachronistic megaproject - Big nationalism behind it? 『リニア中央新幹線をめぐってー原発事故とコロナ・パンデミックから見直す』 "On the Linear-Central Shinkansen: A New Look from the Nuclear Accident and the Corona Pandemic" Book Reviewed by Hidehiro Shima, 評者: 志真秀弘 山本義隆、みすず書房、2021年4月刊、1800円)(Authors: Yoshitaka Yamamoto, ...
by Miss Maglev
15. Jun 2021, 11:56
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: 1273

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

With less than a week to go before the Shizuoka Prefecture gubernatorial election on March 20, the debate on the water problem in the Oigawa River due to the construction of the Linear Central Shinkansen has become more active. Heita Kawakatsu (72), the incumbent, who claims that the issue of the l...
by Miss Maglev
12. Jun 2021, 19:46
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: 1273

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

静岡知事選、現職の川勝氏リード、岩井氏が追う展開 ネット調査 from Mainichi shimbun via Yahoo Japan News Info Japanese Media: https://news.yahoo.co.jp/articles/2152edf14fbf389124bc3acb40f7e2cb23ccb39e Accessed: June 12, 2021. When asked about the policies that are most important to them as issues, the Linear Central Shinkansen i...
by Miss Maglev
11. Jun 2021, 20:58
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

JR, the National Government, and Shizuoka Prefecture

JR, the National Government, and Shizuoka Prefecture to Discuss the Future of the MLIT Expert Meeting: Discussion Points and Impacts on the Volume of Water in the Midstream and Downstream Areas Summary and English translation of Japanese Media Report: Source: https://www.at-s.com/news/article/shizuo...
by Miss Maglev
9. Jun 2021, 15:31
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Tokyo: Safety briefing for residents in preparation for Maglev tunnel construction
Replies: 0
Views: 657

Tokyo: Safety briefing for residents in preparation for Maglev tunnel construction

リニア中央新幹線工事に向け住民に安全対策説明会 JR東海 Safety briefing for residents in preparation for the construction of the Central Linear Railway Info based on Japanese Media report: https://www3.nhk.or.jp/shutoken-news/20210609/1000065502.html Access: 2021-06-09 Ahead of the start of the underground tunneling work for ...
by Miss Maglev
7. Jun 2021, 14:54
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Nagano Station development plan
Replies: 4
Views: 1419

Re: Nagano Station development plan

On June 4, the Nagoya City Housing and Urban Development Bureau announced a public proposal for a design study of the west side of Nagoya Station (as it will look when the linear railway line opens). The city will select a design team that will be responsible for the spatial design plan and basic de...
by Miss Maglev
7. Jun 2021, 13:58
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

Aerial view of the Tunnel area in the Japanese Alps

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The upper stream of the Oi River, where a tunnel for the Central Linear Railway is planned.

Photo by website: https://www.at-s.com/news/article/shizuoka/911903.html Accessed june 7, 2021
by Miss Maglev
7. Jun 2021, 13:53
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: 1273

 The Roles of the Governor, the Prefecture, and the Nation 

The Role of the Governor and the Prefecture: No authority to change the route  The Central Linear Railway is part of the development plan based on the National Shinkansen Railway Development Act. The Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism needs the consent of the project operator t...
by Miss Maglev
6. Jun 2021, 21:46
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Photo: L0 Maglev in Yamanashi with shunting locomotive
Replies: 1
Views: 785

Photo: L0 Maglev interior design

On the Yamanashi Linear Test Line, a new vehicle called the "L0 Series Improved Test Vehicle," which is a more commercial version of the L0 Series that has been used for training, is being tested. . 20_00A2101[1].jpg Source: https://dime.jp/genre/files/2021/06/20_00A2101.jpg https://dime.j...
by Miss Maglev
6. Jun 2021, 01:07
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Japanese government urged to complete Maglev construction as soon as possible
Replies: 2
Views: 740

Japanese government urged to complete Maglev construction as soon as possible

The Association for the Promotion of the Maglev Train Line urges the Japanese government and JR companies to build the entire line as soon as possible. Aichi, Japan Info based on Mainichi Shimbun 2021/6/6 Local Edition  On June 4, the Japan Association for the Promotion of the Construction of the C...
by Miss Maglev
5. Jun 2021, 23:31
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: Hyperloop China
Replies: 3
Views: 919

Re: Hyperloop China

An inauguration ceremony for a laboratory focusing on low vacuum tube maglev trains took place in the Shanxi city of Datong.Vactrains can reach a speed of more than 1,000 km per hour, much faster than the conventional bullet train that travels at under 400 km per hour. Source: twitter https://twitt...
by Miss Maglev
2. Jun 2021, 00:29
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Removal of residual soil
Replies: 7
Views: 2686

Leftover Soil from the Linear-Maglev tunnel constuction on the Site of a Former Waste Yard

Komakane City, Japan, to Put Leftover Soil from the Linear-Maglev tunnel constuction on the Site of a Former Waste Yard Summary of a Japanese report on Nagano Nippo Web: http://www.nagano-np.co.jp/articles/78334 Accessed on June 2, 2021 Komakane City has announced at a meeting of the city assembly ...
by Miss Maglev
1. Jun 2021, 14:56
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8127

Re: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem

どうなるリニア 静岡・川勝知事〝けんか戦法〟の歴史と功罪 Summary of a Japanese Media report We have been asking JR Tokai to return all the spring water from the tunnel, but they have not responded in good faith. It is difficult to cooperate with JR Tokai at this time. In October 2009, Governor Heita Kawakatsu, who had just wo...
by Miss Maglev
31. May 2021, 14:16
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Cost estimations for chuo linear maglev shinkansen
Replies: 2
Views: 392

National project Chuo linear maglev shinkansen since 2016

It was only in 2016 that the Linear Shinkansen - which had been a private project of JR Tokai until then - gained a firm position as a "national project". This happened after it was decided that part of the construction costs would be covered by financial involvement of the state (fiscal i...
by Miss Maglev
29. May 2021, 20:58
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: Cost estimations for chuo linear maglev shinkansen
Replies: 2
Views: 392

Will JR Tokai survive the "1.5 trillion yen increase" ?

Will JR Tokai be able to withstand the "1.5 trillion yen increase" in the cost of the Maglev line construction? リニア工事費「1.5兆円増」、JR東海は耐えられるか 増額幅は北陸新幹線の敦賀延伸費用に匹敵 Summary based on https://toyokeizai.net/articles/-/429753 Accessed_ 2ß21-05-29 JR Tokai's financial results for fiscal 2020, annou...
by Miss Maglev
28. May 2021, 13:13
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: Hyperloop China
Replies: 3
Views: 919

Re: Hyperloop China

China commences construction of high-speed maglev test line North Central University School of Electrical and Control Engineering dean Ma Tiehua was quoted by the publication as saying: “The high-speed train uses superconducting magnetic levitation technology to disengage from the ground to elimina...
by Miss Maglev
27. May 2021, 12:11
Forum: General maglev debate in China
Topic: Hyperloop China
Replies: 3
Views: 919

Construction beginning for Hyperloop China Test facility

Construction of 1,000 km/h high-speed maglev railway project starts in North China’s Shanxi By Global Times Published: May 26, 2021 11:48 AM China's pursuit of high-speed maglev trains has taken a further step with the start of construction of a test line that can handle speeds of up to 1,000 kilom...
by Miss Maglev
25. May 2021, 15:40
Forum: Chuo Maglev Shinkansen (Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka)
Topic: The Shizuoka Water & Maglev Tunnel Problem
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Shizuoka disapproval of the draft interim report

 Shizuoka Prefecture has expressed its disapproval of the draft interim report of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's expert panel to review JR Tokai's environmental measures for the Shizuoka section of the Central Linear Shinkansen, making the future of the discussion unce...