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Riding the Yamanashi Maglev

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Riding the Yamanashi Maglev
Posted by ORNHOO on Monday, April 3, 2023 12:45 PM

Tom Scott rides the train of the future (and just maybe not always will be: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZX9T0kWb4Y

 

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Posted by Overmod on Monday, April 3, 2023 2:28 PM

500 km/h

90% in tunnels.

Volcanic island rife with seismic activity.

It's the future!

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Posted by Gramp on Wednesday, April 5, 2023 11:17 PM

Japan has mothballed this project, haven't they?

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Posted by ORNHOO on Friday, April 7, 2023 5:13 PM

Gramp
Japan has mothballed this project, haven't they?

It doesn't appear so: https://scmaglev.jr-central-global.com/status/

Like every transportation infrastructure project it is behind schedule and over budget.

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Posted by Gramp on Monday, April 10, 2023 11:28 PM

I hope it gets built while I'm still around. Looks like the US has too many ninnies to overcome. Going to the Moon to get away from them. 

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