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View Resource Magplane: Transportation for the Information Age

The Magplane concept involves electromagnetically levitated vehicles designed for fast intra-city travel. This is in contrast to most other systems that focus on intercity travel; the goal of the Magplane system is to connect suburbs and locations up to 250 miles from a central metropolitan area, with travel times of about an hour or less. The Magplane home page offers many details of the system's...
View Resource High-speed train sets new speed record in France

Aboard the fastest TGV in the world French Excellence in Very High Speed Rail: Alstom, RFF, SNCF [Macromedia Flash Player] "Under the Hood" of a TGV TGV Historic Photos The...