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It looks like this Italian startup created a maglev technology prototype that does not need special infrastructure and can use standard rails with a reduced energy requirement I hope they will be able to be successful company website http://www.ironlev.com/ one article on the topic (Italian), maybe in a few days some article in english will appear http://www.repubblica.it/economia/2018/02/07/news/ironlev_il_treno_a_levitazione_magnetica_made_in_italy-188201462/
Not much coverage in the domestic media, perhaps they are waiting for the results of the test on the 21st of this month (next Tuesday). http://www.railjournal.com/index.php/high-speed/japan-breaks-maglev-speed-record.html
bikkuri bahn posted a topic in Japan Rail: News & General DiscussionThe president of JR Tokai, Mr. Kouei Tsuge, on Monday stated that a routing of the Hokuriku Shinkansen from Tsuruga to Shin-Osaka on eastern side Biwa Lake routing of the Tokaido Shinkansen via Maibara would be extremely difficult given the congestion of existing traffic on that line. Also, the desire among Kansai business interests to have the Chuo Shinkansen (maglev) route from Nagoya to Osaka opened concurrently with the Hokuriku Shinkansen extension was deemed outright impossible by the president. http://www.sankei.com/west/news/150707/wst1507070037-n1.html