Hyperloop likely to choose freight first over passengers

Image by: Hyperloop One Over the past few months, the Hyperloop has proved its mettle as the fifth mode of transportation after it cleared multiple test runs including a full systems test which managed to propel the Hyperloop One pod to speeds touching 309 kph which may eventually exceed 1127 kph in the near future. … Continue reading “Hyperloop likely to choose freight first over passengers”

Andhra Pradesh signs India’s first Hyperloop deal

The Andhra Pradesh government has taken the lead to introduce India’s first Hyperloop transportation from Vijayawada to Amaravati after it signed an MOU with US-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies(HTT). This ultra-high-speed transport system will bring down transit time between the two cities from one hour to a mere five minutes while potentially also generating 2,500 jobs … Continue reading “Andhra Pradesh signs India’s first Hyperloop deal”

Hyperloop One vs. the bullet train: what’s right for India?

Hyperloop One is yet to receive investments from India’s public or private sectors despite Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu expressing keen interest in the project. Hyperloop CEO, Rob Lloyd, recommends ditching the bullet train for high-speed pods with lean infrastructure and smaller environmental footprints. If implemented, the magnetically propelled tube-travel has the potential to jet from … Continue reading “Hyperloop One vs. the bullet train: what’s right for India?”

Could Hyperloop One transform Indian freight transport by 2021?

Hyperloop One, a magnetically propelled ultra high-speed transport pod, could traverse the entire Indian coastline in just six hours – connecting various ports and logistics hubs around the peninsula four times in a single day. Five Indian chief ministers have already consented to implement Hyperloop routes in their respective states. Its lean design, renewable energy … Continue reading “Could Hyperloop One transform Indian freight transport by 2021?”