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Maglev trains: why aren't we gliding home on hovering carriages?

It is lightning quick, clean, green – and expensive. But shouldn’t we think again about magnetic levitation?

For the published Guardian article go here.

Clean, green, quick and quiet; no wheels, no engines to fail; able to stop quickly and safely and glide off noiselessly on a cushion of air. 1,017 more words

Travel

HOW TO GET TO SHANGHAI FROM THE AIRPORTS

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PUDONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (PVG)

It is by far the main airport in Shanghai, with more than 60 million travelers in 2015. It is located 30 km east of the city center. 1,270 more words

Transport

Jenis Kereta Api & KPBU

Sekarang mah ngurus kerjaan dulu aah…

Saatnya ngurus Kereta Api, “Apa itu kereta api?”

“Yaaa.. kereta api. Alat transportasi masyarakat yang merayap aja udah kenceng, apalagi klo berdiri trus lari… pasti lebih kenceeeng lagi…” 449 more words

Kekinian

Necrobsession

TWILIGHT FORCE LOG Mission Night 243 Friday Memorandum, August 31:

Another day of arduous journey delivers no sign of the five missing Twilight Force crew. 284 more words

Science Fiction

More Maglevs and The Wrong Bus

After a good night’s sleep in the comfortable lower berth of a soft sleeper aboard train T110, I awoke as my train neared my first destination of Tianjin West. 1,737 more words

Railways

A Tram, a Maglev and Frustration

After checking out of my Shanghai hotel, I headed to the east of the city. My destination was the Zhangjiang district, more specifically, the Zhangjiang Tramway. 2,021 more words

Railways