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Virgin Hyperloop One and DP World introduce vision for the future of freight

Named DP World Cargospeed, the new company says it will be able to deliver "freight at the speed of flight and closer to the cost of trucking".

Study finds C$1.7bn undersea rail tunnel the most attractive option for Labrador-Newfoundland link

The recommendation draws on new geological research, innovations in tunnel technology and other factors but echoes advice made in a 2004 pre-feasibility which also assessed a link across the Strait of Belle Isle.

Indian state of Maharashtra to build operational hyperloop track

An electric hyperloop system for passengers and cargo could connect the cities of Pune and Mumbai in 25 minutes. The same journey by train would take more than three hours.

Study to assess feasibility of interstate hyperloop network in India

Virgin Hyperloop One has agreed to conduct preliminary studies for potential hyperloop systems in the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra, India.

DfT assesses feasibility of a hyperloop in the UK

A hyperloop system would have a transformative impact on the UK, enabling people to "live anywhere within the country and easily commute great distances." That is one of the key findings from the Department for Transport's Science Advisory Council (SAC),...

How long would your commute take on a hyperloop?

Hyperloop could dramatically improve journey times over long distances by strapping passengers into pods and propelling them through reduced-pressure tubes using magnetics and electric motors.

Hyperloop One forms partnership with Richard Branson’s Virgin

Under the deal the company will be rebranded 'Virgin Hyperloop One' and Branson will join the board of directors.

Hyperloop system ready to discuss ‘commercialisation’ as it achieves record speeds

Progress on the world's first operational Hyperloop system has continued after achieving historic speeds.

‘Exciting but there are many problems to solve’ – one British engineer’s view of Hyperloop

A senior British engineer has spoken of her cautious optimism at the successful testing of the futuristic evacuated tube transport system being developed by Hyperloop One. On May 12, around 200 engineers helped to successfully conduct the first system component tests...

Brno and Bratislava exploring Hyperloop link

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), one of the companies developing a Hyperloop evacuated-tube transit system, has announced an exploratory agreement with the city of Brno in the Czech Republic. HTT will look at the feasibility of linking the city with Bratislava, Slovakia, which already...

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