How about PARIS – TOKYO by MAGLEV (Magnetic Levitation) Train ?


JR-MAGLEV Series_L0  (Wikipedia)

JR-MAGLEV Series_L0 (Wikipedia)

MAGLEV (Magnetic Levitation) Train Applications are being developped, tested and slowly implemented in China and in Japan. What about one day a MAGLEV service speeding at an average speed of 500 km/h and linking Paris – Brussels – Berlin – Warsaw – Moscow – Pekin – Osaka – Tokyo in one day, competing with airplanes?

Find out more in this paper (in French) of Pr Jean Englebert:

Article -Maglev Jean Englebert 2007


About Jean ENGLEBERT (in short):

• Civil Engineer and Architect (1955, University of Liège).

• Engineer and town-planner (1958, University of Liège).

• Full-time Professor at the Applied Sciences Faculty (University of Liège),

Architectonic and Urbanistic Composition, 1966-1994

. Emeritus professor 1994

• Founder and director of the Research Centre for Architecture and Town-planning

of the Liège University (CRAU), since 1967.

. Founder member in 1991 and President of CÉJUL (Centre for Japanese Studies at Liège University)

. Decorated of ” The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon,”

by His Majesty the Emperor of Japan the Twenty – ninth of the Fourth Month of the Seventh Year of Heisei (1995 ).

. Appreciation Prize 1998 of the A.I.J. (Architectural Institute of Japan).


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