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Passengers wait to board the Transrapid magnetic levitation (maglev) train at its station in Shanghai, China on 20 June 2009. A often criticized grand infrastructure pet project of the Shanghai government, the Shanghai maglev line is the only operational commercial one in the world, reaching speeds of up to 430KPH during its 33 kilometer journey connecting the City's Pudong Airport with the Longyang Road subway station on the edge of the city.
Passengers wait to board the Transrapid magnetic levitation (maglev) train at its station in Shanghai, China on 20 June 2009. A often criticized grand infrastructure pet project of the Shanghai government, the Shanghai maglev line is the only operational commercial one in the world, reaching speeds of up to 430KPH during its 33 kilometer journey connecting the City's Pudong Airport with the Longyang Road subway station on the edge of the city.