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Magnets are Freaky

Yeah, yeah, maglev; we all know…

But, check it out, they can set the distance the train hovers by varying the distance above the track when it is initially cooled.

Usually, with maglev, it’s a “dumb car, smart track” system - all the fancy bits are in the track. In this case, it’s a “dumb car, dumb track” - there are no complex systems at any position.