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Japan Offers to Lend US Half the Cost of 'Super Maglev' Train Between Washington and Baltimore

The London Telegraph is reporting that the Japanese government has promised to lend the United States half of the cost of building the first "Super-Maglev" train, reducing travel time between Baltimore and Washington DC to just 15 minutes.

Tokyo is so keen to show off its technology that it will provide loans for half the estimated $8 billion (£5bn) cost of installing the tracks, Japan's Asahi newspaper said on Tuesday.

The full story can be found here.