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Maglev System Proposed for Orlando Area

28 Apr 2012 5:29 PM | Jackson McQuigg (Administrator)

From the Orlando Sentinel:

http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2012-04-27/business/os-maglev-train-returns-20120427_1_sunrail-american-maglev-technology-train

For more information on the maglev system built at Old Dominion University mentioned in the Orlando Sentinel article, see this story from Norfolk TV station WAVY:

http://www.wavy.com/dpp/news/local_news/norfolk/maglev-train-on-the-move

--Jackson McQuigg

Comments

  • 02 May 2012 12:33 AM | Anonymous member
    Maglev is still way far ahead of its time. Until the bugs can be worked out and make it more energy-efficient, steel wheels on steel rail is still the way to go.
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