Japanese maglev testing tops 600 km/h

A new speed record has been set by a Central Japan Railway Series L0 maglev unit (File picture: Kazumiki Miura).

JAPAN: A new speed record for a magnetically levitated vehicle was set on April 21, when Central Japan Railway powered one of its Series L0 superconducting maglev units up to a maximum of 603 km/h on the test guideway in Yamanashi prefecture.

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