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There must be somewhere, but without even looking at it, I can say conventional high-speed uses multiple times the energy of Maglev. However, operation costs are only a small part of total costs for both, the construction costs (resp. interests and depreciation) dominate for both.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Wed Sep 27th, 2006 at 05:44:55 AM EST
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