HIGH SPEED MAGNETICALLY LEVITATED TRANSPORT DEVELOPMENT IN CANADA

This paper outlines the concept development and experimental investigations constituting the Canadian MAGLEV development program to date, together with the planned and future activities. The motivation, overall objectives and short term goals of the program are defined. Organization and current status are presented. The technical characteristics of the proposed system are described, including guideway and vehicle configurations, vehicle levitation, propulsion and guidance, dynamics and ride quality, magnets and cryogenics, safety and environmental impact.

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    Institute for Transportation, Incorporated

    1410 Duke University Road
    Durham, NC  USA  27705
  • Authors:
    • Atherton, D L
  • Publication Date: 1980

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  • Accession Number: 00319982
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 29 1980 12:00AM