The Maglev Train

by Daniel Zhou, grade 2

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Brief History

1902-First magnetic train invented by Alfred Zehden of Germany.

1959-Design for first magnetic train made.

1979-First magnetic train built in Hamburg, Germany. (it was closed three months later)

1984-First magnetic train that people can ride built in Birmingham, England. (it was closed in 1995)

More Maglev (magnetic levitation) trains were made and closed.

2004-First high-speed maglev train that people can ride on opened in Shanghai, China.

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