Maglev trains

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  • Topic: Global warming, Transrapid, Mode of transport
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  • Published : October 2, 2013
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Thesis: Maglev trains will be the future of transportation providing benefits for the environment, society, and economic benefits.

In our world today we have many problems. Problems that we are facing are environmental, social, and economic issues. This is due to the fact that traveling to work has become a hassle and when your using your car it also causes environmental damage. When people travel in their cars they have to fill it up with gas, which we have seen, gas prices increasing tremendously. This causes social problems because people don’t want to travel because it’s too expensive. The environmental problems we have are the fact that CO2 emissions are polluting over environment and causing harm to everyone. The result of this is global warming which is affecting our environment and society. Economic issues are the fact that importing and exporting oil is expensive. This is why we need to find an alternative. That’s why Maglev trains will be the future of transportation providing benefits for the environment, society, and economic benefits.

Maglev trains use electromagnets, which make the train levitate. This causes the train to cause no friction and “may be a travel solution of the future”1. This means that it doesn’t cause any noise pollution, which is great for ecosystems living around the track and also benefits society because then they don’t have to here the noise of the train, which most people find annoying. Personally I live right by the GO station and I here every train that comes in and at nighttime I also here them, which gets annoying at times. Different forms of transportation are also provided to get to work and vacation. “Air travel has become more and more of a hassle. Airports are, by necessity, located far from the centers of cities, making trips to just to get to them long and arduous”2. Maglev trains travel at faster speeds then buses and regular trains. “The lack of friction that is inherent in the operation of a...
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