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China's new 'air train' runs using an overhead magnetic track, never touching it as it glides through the air 30 feet above the ground — see photos

Business Insider Logo By sjackson@insider.com (Sarah Jackson) of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 19:  A new train in China is said to be the world's first suspended maglev train system that uses permanent magnets. In other words, it can operate without power, gliding through the air without ever making contact with the track above it — and there's no rail underneath it. Take a look at the innovative new train. Read the original article on Business Insider

China's new 'air train' runs using an overhead magnetic track, never touching it as it glides through the air 30 feet above the ground — see photos

  • A new train in China is said to be the world's first suspended maglev train system that uses permanent magnets.
  • In other words, it can operate without power, gliding through the air without ever making contact with the track above it — and there's no rail underneath it.
  • Take a look at the innovative new train.
Read the original article on Business Insider
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