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SCMaglev at a test track in Yamanashi Prefectur, Japan, in November 2005

Maglev (derived frae magnetic levitation) is a method o propulsion that uises magnetic levitation tae propel vehicles wi magnets rather nor wi wheels, axles an bearins. Wi maglev, a vehicle is levitatit a short distance away frae a guide way uisin magnets tae create baith lift an thrust. Heich-speed maglev trains promise dramatic improvements for human travel if widespread adoption occurs.[1]

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  1. "Magnetbahnforum | Barriers and Paradigms". Retrieved 2012-11-04.