In Spain, the company Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT), which is implementing the project of high-speed trains system, has demonstrated the world’s first passenger capsule.
About it reports Bloomberg.
The capsule was named Quintero One and was built on the capacity of the company Airtificial, which is a partner of the company HyperloopTT. Its weight is 5 tons, length — 32 meters. One trip in the capsule can be transported from 28 to 40 passengers, and the day one line — up to 164 thousand
Capsule is ready to be sent to the research center of the company located in Toulouse. There must be tested on a special track.
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Technology Hyperloop is a project of vacuum trains to move passengers and cargo over large distances in capsules at speeds up to 1,200 km/h.
The project was proposed in 2013 by the American entrepreneur Elon Musk. To date, the test sites in Hawthorne (company SpaceX, length 1.5 km) and Las Vegas (Virgin Hyperloop One, length 0,5 km). Also, the landfill is being built in Toulouse (the company HyperloopTT, sections 1 km long and 320 m). The maximum reached speed is 457 km/h.
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In addition, agreements on the construction of production routes with a length of 10 km in the cities of Dubai and Tongren (company HyperloopTT), the duration of the projects is unknown. Owned by Elon musk Boring Company builds a tunnel between the cities of Baltimore and Washington.
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