Maglev Locomotive

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It is a kind of Vehicle and Ground Vehicle

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Maglev Locomotives are a form of Rail Vehicle that is designed to provide motive power to a Maglev Train. Maglev Locomotives will only run of the specific type infrastructure for which it is designed.

See also Railroad Locomotive

Image Repository[edit]

Maglev Locomotives are an important part of transportation infrastructure on a few worlds.
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Note: numbers 1-7 are NOT Maglev Locomotives

Examples of Maglev Locomotives[edit]

1 Maglev Locomotive items[edit]

Item Type Mode TL Mass Cost
Fringian Maglev End Unit Maglev Locomotive Ground (Rail) 8 26 Tons Cr9,450,000 /

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Maglev Locomotives are forms of Vehicle running on a track and using magnetism to provide a friction free interaction with that track.

The general trade off is that the additional cost of the required infrastructure is offset by the increased weights and (especially) speeds that can be achieved by the resulting vehicles.

The presence of guide rails in the infrastructure makes the use of this technology relatively safe, especially in low-Gravity environments, or where the direction of travel for the vehicle is vertical (e.g. in a lift-shaft). This technology allows use of the sub-surface dimension for mass-transport on planets.

See also[edit]


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The line between Spaceplane and Spaceship is blurred.
If the design is described as a Vehicle then its a Spaceplane;
if it is described as a Ship its a Spaceship.

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