26 Feb '15, 7pm

Absolutely fascinating! #Futuristic #Hyperloop > Hyperloop to build full-scale track next year - Rail-Metro Magazine

Absolutely fascinating! #Futuristic #Hyperloop > Hyperloop to build full-scale track next year - Rail-Metro Magazine

Image: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) announced plans to develop an installation of the Hyperloop in Quay Valley, Calif. along a five-mile stretch running alongside the Interstate 5 freeway. With construction beginning in 2016, this will be the first working passenger-ready Hyperloop in an urban area. The Quay Valley Hyperloop track will be built using HTT’s tube, capsule, and station models. It will be instrumental in optimizing passenger system needs — such as loading, departure and safety considerations — to ensure Hyperloop is ready for larger-scale operation. Running speed will be reduced on the shortened track from Hyperloop’s full potential. Image: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies “It’s not a test track,” CEO Dirk Ahlborn says, even if five miles is well short of the 400-mile stretch of tubes Musk envisions car...

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