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What does MAGLEV stand for?

MAGLEV stands for Magnetic Levitation

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24-kilometre-long line, which uses urban low- and rural medium-speed magnetic levitation technology, will run east from Shimenying in the Mentougou Ditrict to Pingguoyuan in the neighbouring Shijingshan District.
95 Hardcover QC754 In this shamelessly entertaining chronicle, Livingston, a former industry physicist and MIT lecturer, narrates the history and science of magnetic levitation in a clear and accessible manner inviting to both veteran and amateur enthusiasts.
Maehara's proposal is part of a renewed push for "economic diplomacy took a test ride on the ultra-fast magnetic levitation train, which hovers 10 centimeters (four inches) above the tracks and in 2003 reached a world record speed of 581 kilometers per hour (361 miles per hour) on a Japanese test track.
The system is based on the transrapid magnetic levitation (maglev) system which floats carriages over a single path, propelled by electro-magnets.
A high-speed magnetic levitation train travelling at 125 mph crashed in north-western Germany yesterday, killing at least 15 people in the first fatal wreck involving the high-tech system.