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Posted: Nov 18 2016 (18:13)
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Other NewsNov 18 2016 (15:06) Swiss maglev pioneer, BHEL in talks for Indian journey
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One of the world's foremost maglev firms – the Zurich-based SwissRapide and the country's leading electrical systems major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) are in talks to work jointly on urban rail projects based on magnetic levitation (maglev). Maglev is a transport system in which trains glide above a track, supported by magnetic repulsion and propelled by a linear motor, and move at speeds of upto 500 kilometres per hour.
In an email reply to DNA, Aida von Schulman, Managing Director (business development) of SwissRapide said, "We are now in the process of establishing a partnership with BHEL, within the intent to approach the Ministry of Railways to start the feasibility study for an airport to city centre link project in Kolkata,...
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This first small step (low cost intra city maglev project) into the futuristic maglev technology, in order to facilitate quick access to airports is urgently required, so that India can confidently go for long distance inter city high speed maglev projects in future.
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