Northeast Maglev (TNEM) just unveiled updated plans for a superconducting maglev train that could rocket passengers from Washington D.C. to New York City in 60 minutes flat. The 300 MPH bullet train would be levitated and propelled by powerful electromagnets, which would reduce friction and allow the train to achieve very high speeds with rapid acceleration. The project was recently revamped in light of increased interest in high-speed public transport technologies such as the Hyperloop.
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