SCMAGLEV Technical Illustrations

The Superconducting Maglev (SCMAGLEV) system, developed by the Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central or JR Tokai) is a complex high-speed ground transportation system. These illustrations attempt to explain how it works in an easy-to-understand way.

How It Works brochure


  Static breakout

Static breakout

  Individual graphics from brochure (above)

Individual graphics from brochure (above)