1984: Urban Maglev Berlin

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1984: Urban Maglev Berlin

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The Berlin maglev train was operated on a trial basis from 1984 and regularly with passengers from 1989 to 1991. After reunification, the railroad unfortunately had to make way for the reconstruction of the U2 subway line.
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Re: 1984: Urban Maglev Berlin

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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…

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In 1983, construction began on the 1.6-mile line. It was to be the 2nd commercial Maglev, just after an airport line in Birmingham. Test runs began in 1984, but still gave so many problems to solve that the line did not open until 1989 - just before the fall of the Wall.
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