Mammut-project falters: delays in Japan Magnetzug

Japan will usher in a magnetic levitation of a new era for high-speed trains. But now the billion-dollar mammoth project to build a path for the "Maglev encoun

Mammut-project falters: delays in Japan Magnetzug

Japan will usher in a magnetic levitation of a new era for high-speed trains. But now the billion-dollar mammoth project to build a path for the "Maglev encounters" between the industrial cities of Tokyo and Nagoya on problems, Japanese media reported on Saturday. The train, the competition for the German Transrapid system to connect Tokyo, 2027, with the Nagoya. It is expected that he will pace will drive in normal operation, a maximum of 500 kilometers per hour. In Germany, the Transrapid had been projects after a long planning phase cancelled.

The majority of the planned 286-Kilometer-long route to Nagoya will lead through the Tunnel. However, due to environmental concerns, the Governor of the province of Shizuoka has to pass through the the path, his consent for preparatory work so far refused, as Japanese media reported after a Meeting of Governor Heita Kawakatsu, the head of the railway company JR Tokai. As a result, the actually for the 2027 scheduled start-up of the magnet threatens to delay the monorail, it said.

local residents feared that the construction work to the environment could have resulted in damages in Japan's southern Alps. Through the underground Work of ground water threatening to penetrate in a planned Tunnel, thereby improving the water management of the concerned river could be affected, it said. Including could, in turn, the suffering, the cultivation of green tea and oranges, for the province of Shizuoka is known. The Governor was not against the mammoth-project, but call for further consultations with experts, it said.

the planned route would reduce the travel time between Tokyo and Nagoya in just 40 minutes. The Shinkansen, Japan is currently the fastest train, currently required Twice the time. By 2045 the route to the million city of Osaka is to be expanded. Should, however, delay the construction of the line to Nagoya, would be affected, the timetable for the route expansion to Osaka in may, it said in the Report.

Updated Date: 29 June 2020, 02:20

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