World's first bullet train, made in Japan, turns 50
It was, retired Japanese railway engineer Fumihiro Araki recalls, "like flying in the sky."
Japanese railway offers taste of 500kph maglev ride to selected audience
Can magnetically levitating trains run at 3,000km/h?
Trains that use magnets to levitate above the tracks might sound like something from Back to the Future, but the concept of magnetic levitation has been around for many years. Maglev trains, which use this ...
Enclosed tube maglev system tested in China
Japan's maglev train runs test at over 310 mph (w/ Video)
New 311mph maglev train in Japan passes initial tests
Artificially-engineered material pushes the bounds of superconductivity
A multi-university team of researchers has artificially engineered a unique multilayer material that could lead to breakthroughs in both superconductivity research and in real-world applications.
Japan's newest floating train is one blistering maglev
Maglev track could launch spacecraft into orbit
Japan offers to fund part of US high-speed rail project
Japan has offered to fund part of a project to build an ultra-fast train line between Washington and New York, which would revolutionize travel on the US east coast, a Japanese official said Friday.
US transport chief rides 300-mph Japanese maglev
(AP) -- U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood took a ride Tuesday on the fastest passenger train in the world, a Japanese maglev, as part of Tokyo's sales pitch for billions of dollars in high-speed train contracts from ...