NO MAGLEV FOR SECOND TOKAIDO LINE

Japan's Ministry of Transport has criticized JNR officers who are "over-enthusiastic" about maglev trains--and Ministry plans call for construction of a second 'conventional' Shinkanses line between Tokyo and Osaka by 1980. A Ministry statement says: "The linear-motor-driven magnetic levitation train now being developed is still premature because of technical difficulties, high construction costs and inadequate economic benefits."

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1973-8

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  • Pagination: p. 10
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  • Accession Number: 00050330
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 11 1974 12:00AM