Tag - maglev



Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 13, 2014
Japan may waive maglev train technology license fees in deal with U.S.
The government is considering providing Japanese magnetically levitated train system technology to the United States without license fee to help realize a high-speed train service linking Washington and Baltimore, Maryland.
Japan Times
Apr 12, 2014
Abe, Kennedy hitch maglev ride
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe inspected a magnetically levitated train with U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy on a test track in Yamanashi Prefecture on Saturday.
Apr 11, 2014
Kennedy to join Abe on maglev train inspection
U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy will join Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday to inspect a magnetically levitated train system in Yamanashi Prefecture, the government said Friday.
BUSINESS / Economy
Mar 12, 2014
Kyoto pitches to host maglev line instead of Nara
A maglev line through Kyoto on the way to Osaka would have about twice the economic effect as the currently planned course through Nara, according to an estimate by the city of Kyoto.
Feb 19, 2014
JR Tokai may open new maglev train station in Yamanashi before '20 Olympics
Central Japan Railway Co. is considering opening a new station for its magnetically levitated trains in Kofu, Yamanashi Prefecture, ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, according to a source.
Japan Times
Sep 30, 2013
Maglev challenge both technical and financial
Central Japan Railway Co.u2019s project to build a magnetically levitated (maglev) train system re-entered the spotlight Sept. 18 when it unveiled the details of a route scheduled to open between Tokyo and Nagoya by 2027.
Japan Times
Sep 27, 2013
Maglev veteran keeps looking toward the future
The route for the Linear Chuo Shinkansen between Tokyo and Nagoya has been announced, and the country's first magnetically levitated train is moving toward the start of operations in 2027.
Japan Times
Sep 19, 2013
JR Tokai eyes maglev trains abroad if political traps at home can be dodged
The outline of Central Japan Railway Co.'s magnetically levitated train project represents a major step in the long-term project, colloquially dubbed the Linear Chuo Shinkansen.
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 18, 2013
Maglev train plan outlined by JR Tokai
Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) on Wednesday revealed the outline of its course for a magnetically levitated train that will whisk passengers from Nagoya to Tokyo in about 40 minutes starting in 2027.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 29, 2013
JR Tokai resumes maglev tests on new section
Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) resumed experimental runs Thursday of its magnetically levitated trains after completing a two-year project to extend its test line.
Japan Times
Jun 12, 2013
JR Tokai to kick off trials for ultrafast maglev train system in September
Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) will in September begin test runs paving the way for the launch of a magnetically levitated train line between Tokyo and Nagoya in 2027, marking a milestone in its half-century of efforts to develop an ultrahigh-speed superconducting train system.


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