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Hello! I am having some trouble with this one question. I know that the Earth's gravitational force pulls the train towards the ground, but I do not know how the other forces act on the train. Any help is super appreciated:)

Q: Explain how gravitational, electrical, and magnetic forces act on a maglev train.

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  1. Earth's gravitational pull keeps the Train on the ground electrical poles move the train and magnetic pools keep the wheels on their tracks

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  2. Maglev Trains use superconducting electromagnets to lift them up, position them correctly and to propel them at such high speeds. It is possible for them to go at such high speeds because of their streamline shape and lack of friction between the train and the track. Earth pulls downward due to gravitational force. Electric current in coils produce electromagnets which repel the superconducting dimagnetic material with equal force upwards.

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