Physics of Maglev Train

Pros/Cons of Maglev Train


  • Extremely fast speed upto 500 km/hr.
  • Really quiet operation. A farmer couldn't hear when the train was passing.
  • MagLevs uses less energy upto 30% than normal trains.
  • Due to lack of physical contact between train and track, very efficient for maintenance.

  • Expensive tracks compared to the railroad tracks.
  • Not compatible with railroad track, and therefore require whole thing to be rebuilt for their entire route