TITLE

SWITZERLAND: TAKING MAGLEV UNDERGROUND

AUTHOR(S)
Pierce, Julia
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);1/23/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7643, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the development of the High Speed Train Aerodynamic Rig, a magnetic levitation transport system in Switzerland. Usage of underground tunnels under partial vacuum; Proposals to link cities in the north of the country with a system of one-way tunnels; Capacity of the system; Cost of operation compared with conventional rail transport system.
ACCESSION #
12175594

 

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