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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan took a ride Thursday on a magnetically levitated train test line in central Japan in a show of the U.S. state’s strong interest in the Japanese technology for a planned high-speed train link in the Northeastern United States.

The test ride came as operator Central Japan Railway Co. (JR. Tokai) along with the Japanese government aims to introduce the technology for the project’s roughly 60-km section linking Washington with Baltimore in Maryland.

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