MAGLEV train from Shanghai city to the airport
A Maglev train enters Longyang Lu station to pick up passengers for the journey to Shanghai`s Pudong International Airport. The trip is 19 miles (30 km) long and takes just over 6 minutes, reaching speeds of upto 275 mph (440 kmh). The name `Maglev` refers to the method of traction used by the train : magnetic levitation.
Picture added on 25 January 2007