Hyperloop Transportation began building the first passenger capsule
Press-service of the company Hyperloop Transportation Technologies told RIA "News" that its engineers have already begun work on the creation of the first fully functional passenger cabin designed for Hyperloop transport system. capsule length is about thirty meters in diameter will be about three. Weighing in at about twenty tons, the capsule will be able to develop a speed of up to 1200 with a slight kilometers per hour with thirty or forty passengers on board.
to develop the company's own capsule Hyperloop Transportation Technologies gained the support of specialists from Carbures S.A., which specializes in producing fuselages and has long established itself in the aerospace industry. To create a new generation of transport capsule engineers Carbures S.A. We decided to depart from the traditional concept of passenger traffic, instead creating something completely new, the best of the relevant principles Hyperloop, described by the developers of the new transport system. In Hyperloop Transportation Technologies expects that by 2018 will be able to present the first fully operational transport module, which is already possible to bring to mind, to show investors and customers. At the moment the company is in talks with potential customers interested in cooperation, and plans to soon start preparations for the construction of new highways in various parts of our planet.
Representatives of the company said that is not currently holding talks about building Hyperloop transport system in Russia, but as soon as will be resolved all the cases with the documents in the HTT will be ready to consider possible options.