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$28M maglev grant for D.C.-Baltimore may yield project’s true cost


Federal funds awarded to study building a superconducting magnetic levitation train line between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., is a big win for private firms backing the project. This weekend state officials announced the Federal Railroad Administration had granted $27.8 million ...

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Maglev builds momentum despite doubts

(Illustration by Maximilian Franz / The Daily Record)

A proposal for a magnetic-levitation train connecting Baltimore and Washington D.C. is gaining traction, but questions about the feasibility of a private effort to introduce the technology in the corridor remain. The Northeast Maglev, a private company that promotes the ...

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