The transport system of the future promulgated by tech investor Elon Musk features a maglev pod speeding through vacuum tubes. Sounds futuristic, but in a test track in the Nevada desert the Hyperloop One XP-1 has reportedly achieved record speeds.
Be it rail or road, plane or boat, there are four main types of transportation humans use to get around. To most traveling any other way seems like a vision from the future, but the future may only be a pod ride away.
A transport startup backed by Richard Branson has inked a deal to build a Hyperloop system between the Indian cities Mumbai and Pune. It's unclear, though, if the technology addresses India's infrastructure bottlenecks.
The Czech city of Brno is considering a Hyperloop transport link with Bratislava in Slovakia, the first trans-border track to use the super-fast Hyperloop technology, the US company that hopes to build the line.
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