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Commentary/Human InterestAug 04 2016 (22:19) India to Experiment With Maglev Trains in Bid to Increase Current Speed by 10x
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India has invited global bids to introduce magnetic levitation technology for Indian Railways with the aim of achieving a target speed of 350-500 km per hour.
New Delhi (Sputnik) – The Indian government plans to invest nearly $15 bln on this ambitious project over the next five years. The firm that bags this project will be required to design, build, operate and maintain the levitation train systems for both passenger and cargo transport.
This comes ahead of a crucial seminar of global ultra high-speed train manufacturers scheduled on September 2 in India. The requirements laid down by the Indian Railways in the formal invitation...
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