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China unveils first suspended maglev train

Smoothly floats on a cushion of rare earth magnet resistance Metal Tech News – August 24, 2022

 

Last updated 8/30/2022 at 3:30pm

Suspended from the rail above, the Red Rail glides from the station.

Xingguo.gov

With the use of powerful rare earth permanent magnets, this test train in China's Jiangxi Province is demonstrating how suspended maglev trains can be quieter, faster and more comfortable than conventional trains.

Without any outside forces, a sky train levitates 30 feet above the ground in China's Jiangxi Province, thanks to the powerful forces of rare earth permanent magnets.

Unlike magnetic levitation trains that float on a cushion of magnetic resistivity below, the world-first air train effortlessly floats from a rail above. With permanent rare earth magnets on both the rail and an arm above the "Red...



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