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Latest revision as of 18:03, March 4, 2020

Logo Maglev Madness
Tenax Icon Shop Maglev
Type Icon Shop Maglev (Maglev)
Power 28 Icon Power
Tax 725 U-235
Dispatch XP 652 XP
Set Tenax Maglev (+30%)
OCU Required
Award Information
Award From Alex #6 Limit 1
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.
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