How much power does a mag lev train use to go 100 miles?



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    It would use 40 magajoules of electricity with full passenger load moving at 300 mph in the open atmosphere. At this speed in open atmosphere it consumes 0.4 magajoules per passenger mile, while the average automobile uses 4 megajoules per passenger mile to transport 1-4 people. 

    To clarify how much energy a magajoule is (because I certainly had no idea) it is equivalent to 277.77 watts-hour (

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