MAGLEV train from Shanghai city to the airport

Published: 25-01-2007 photo #728 0 comments 0 votes

Category:High Speed Rail    Manufacturer:Unknown    Country:China    Year:2006 Contributor:Clive Simpson

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A Maglev train enters Longyang Lu station to pick up passengers for the journey to Shanghai`s Pudong International Airport. The trip is 19 miles (30 km) long and takes just over 6 minutes, reaching speeds of upto 275 mph (440 kmh). The name `Maglev` refers to the method of traction used by the train : magnetic levitation.

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