The government hasn't set a minimum bid price for the train, a prototype built in 2007 for an abandoned high-speed maglev link project that would have linked Munich with its airport.
In 2006, 23 people were killed when a maglev train crashed with a maintenance vehicle on the German test track.
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Another tantalizing glimpse of the future of high speed surface transport came with this week’s setting of a 603 kmh speed record by Japan’s test Maglev train project. At that speed such a train could link Martin Place in Sydney to ...