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Type Icon Shop Maglev (Maglev)
Power 21 Icon Power
Tax 445 U-235
Dispatch XP 440 XP
Set Nighthawk Maglev
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Offer Information
Offer Type Offer Date Cost Buy XP Level Restrictions
Icon Shop SO Special 4 Jul 2014 350 Gems 120,000 XP 120 Limit 2
Icon Shop VO Vintage 29 Apr 2015 290 Gems 97,000 XP 120 Limit 3
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Maglev is a system of transportation that uses magnetic levitation to suspend, guide and propel vehicles rather than using mechanical methods. Maglev transport is a means of flying a vehicle or object along a guideway by using magnets to create both lift and thrust, only a few inches above the guideway surface. The non-reliance on friction means that acceleration and deceleration can far surpass that of existing forms of transport. The power needed for levitation is not a particularly large percentage of the overall energy consumption, most of the power used is needed to overcome air resistance, as with any other high-speed form of transport.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maglev
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