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The search for an answer to this question leads us to Shanghai. What failed in Germany worked there: Transrapid shuttles between Pudong Airport and the exhibition center several times a day – and has been doing so for more than twenty years.
Engineer Hans-Gerd Runde continues his faith in technology
Engineer Hans-Gerd Runde explains how it happened. He has been involved in the development of Transrapid in both Emsland and Shanghai. Rondi also explains why he continues to believe in technology. The engineer is not alone in this.
One company that wants to rethink local transportation and freight transportation using magnetic levitation technology is the Max Bögl Group of Companies. She also worked on Transrapid. Andreas Rau, Product Management Team Leader, describes how Bögl’s TSB transportation system is different.
Trial operation of “Hyperloop” in Emsland?
At the Emden/Leer University of Applied Sciences, research is currently being conducted into further development, the testing of which could also reactivate the former Transrapid test track in Emsland. The keyword is “Hyperloop”. Prof. Dr. explains all this. Walter New.
This podcast’s journey concludes with the possibilities of new forms of climate-neutral mobility based on magnetic levitation technology – at least for now.
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