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China Unveils Prototype Superfast Maglev Train

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CHENGDU, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- A prototype train using high-temperature superconducting (HTS) maglev technology was rolled out on Wednesday in southwest China's city of Chengdu.

The domestically developed maglev train boasts a designed speed of 620 kph, according to Southwest Jiaotong University, one of the train's designers.

A 165-meter line to test the new technology was launched on the same day. 

Source: Xinhua