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Washington-Baltimore 15-Minute Trip Pushed in Maglev Plan

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Imagine whisking past some of the densest road congestion in the U.S. at 311 miles per hour.

That’s the vision of Northeast Maglev, a company seeking to bring a $10 billion Japanese magnetic-levitation train line to the 40-mile (64 kilometer) Washington-Baltimore corridor for 15-minute trips. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Wayne Rogers said he plans to ask for federal funds next year.