Transrapid maglev in Germany?

clipped from www.spiegel.de

Money Problems Continue for Munich Maglev Plan

For years, Bavaria has been looking for money for its planned Transrapid line to the airport. But despite political support for the project, the hefty price tag has many turning their back on the technology.

The Transrapid looks good. But will it ever run in Bavaria?
There is, however, a hitch: A €1.85 billion price tag. Despite years of negotiations, there is still a rather large hole in the finances. Berlin, Munich and Deutsche Bahn have together pledged over €1 billion for the train line — leaving some €800 million unaccounted for. But on Monday evening in Berlin, the project may have come a bit closer to realization.
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