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Timetable set for world?s fastest train

<span class="" id="parent-fieldname-description"> Central Japan Railway will start work on the 5.1 trillion yen ($54.bn) magnetic levitation railway between Tokyo and Nagoya in 2014, after recently resuming trials on the technology. </span> <p>Bloomberg is reporting the maglev train will be able to move at speeds of up to 500km, taking passengers along the 286km journey in as little as 40 minutes.</p><p>Almost 90% of the line will be tunnels, leading many to question whether it will be possible to complete the project by the planned date of 2027.</p><p>This is because the line must be, for the most part, straight, to achieve these kinds of speeds, according to reports.</p><p>Central Japan Railway is reportedly planning on funding the project through its cash flow – which is the highest of any railway operator in the world – as well as loans and bonds.</p><p>The company has been testing its maglev technology along a 24km section of test track, according to Bloomberg.</p><p>The Tokyo-Nagoya line would compliment the Shinkansen bullet-train network, when finished.</p><p>Shinkansen is a network of high speed railways in Japan, with a maximum speed of 320km/h.</p>