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  • Will maglev ever become mainstream?

    First developed in the 1940s by British engineer Eric Laithwaite, magnetic levitation technology has so far failed to reach the transportation mainstream. Can new projects in Japan and China help...

  • Future Rail: Issue 54

    In this issue: Thailand’s link to China, Stockholm’s landscape bridge, an air-propelled prototype, breathing in London’s underground, drone-based surveying, riding the Mail Rail, and more

  • Flight Rail: a new type of train?

    For over 20 years, American engineer Max Schlienger has worked on a new type of high-speed rail system, propelled by air pressure. The train can be seen in action today...

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