Hyperloop- Global Shipping Train To Be Built In Dubai
Dubai now riding faster than ever!
US-based startup Hyperloop One plans to build its first route of a global shipping train, the Hyperloop in Dubai. It is said to go faster than a speeding plane at 700 miles per hour and have the ability to transport both humans and cargo all around the world in less than a day!
According to the press release, Hyperloop One is said to be building this transportation system at the Jebel Ali port in Dubai, being the first place to build an actual Hyperloop for commercial use.
Work in Progress
As per a press statement, CEO Rob Lloyd says, “The Hyperloop has got the infrastructure, regulatory movement and kind of capital in place needed to build it already.” The company is said to be testing the tech in the Nevada desert with hopefully positive results.
The startup will conduct an economic and feasibility study in partnership with the third largest supply chain and terminals operator on the planet DP World, with operations of its flagship port out based in Dubai. The primary purpose of which is to determine if it makes sense to build there and what advancements the Hyperloop might bring to the region and shipping on a global scale.
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CEO of world’s third largest port operator DP World, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem would like to be a part of the fast-moving train if the Hyperloop proves to show its positive capability.
Hyperloop One is also conducting feasibility studies in Russia, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland and in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California.
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