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Ryusei (Japanese: リュウセイ) is a high-speed maglev from Japan who runs on the Yamanashi Maglev Test Track.

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Ryusei is based on an L0 series Maglev. This is a high-speed maglev being developed and tested by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central). In particular, Ryusei is based on the L22-951 lead car built by Hitachi, Ltd. in 2020 as an improved version of the L0 series.

The L0 series uses the Japanese-designed SCMaglev system. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Hitachi, Ltd. and Nippon Sharyo, a subsidiary of JR Central, are building sixteen pre-production vehicles. JR Central plans to use the L0 series on the Chūō Shinkansen line between Tokyo and Osaka, which is currently under construction.

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Ryusei is painted white with dark blue stripes.

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* RWS only | ** T&F only | ✦ Changed location
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