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Maglev railcar on a section of elevated track which runs 1 mile between British Rail's International Station and the nearby Birmingham Airport. The railcar runs on the principle of magnetic levitation, ie utilising a linear motor. Effectively, it floats on a magnetic field, carried in the central 3rd rail. The railcar is seen approaching one of the terminus builings.
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