South Korea's first magnetic rail train entered service (Video)


South Korea's first magnetic rail train launched: The first magnetic rail train developed by South Korea in 2006 started operating between Seoul's Incheon Airport and Yongyu Station yesterday. The newspaper "Korea Herald" wrote that the country's first maglev train was produced by the Hyundai Rotem company.
Thanks to the electric current supplied to the railway, the train that moves without touching the rails moves with the help of magnets pushing each other up to the 8 millimeter of the rails and provides a more noiseless and smooth travel compared to traditional trains.
South Korea's first maglev train has a capacity of 230 passengers and serves on the 6,1 kilometer route between International Incheon Airport and Yongyu Station.
The maximum speed of the maglev train that can travel without a mechanic is 110 per hour.
Hyundai Rotem company awarded a $2006 million tender from the government for the commercialization of the maglev train it developed in 342. kazanhad been.
The world's first commercialized maglev train was launched in 2005 in Nagoya, Japan.
On April 21, 2015, Japan reached a speed of 603 kilometers by maglev train and broke a record in this area.
The fastest maglev train in the world serves in Shanghai, China. The speed of the Transrapid Shanghai train is 431 kilometers per hour.

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