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Elon Musk's Ultra-Fast Hyperloop Begins to Take Shape

Elon Musk's Ultra-Fast Hyperloop Begins to Take Shape
Elon Musk's Ultra-Fast Hyperloop Begins to Take Shape, © CNN Money
© CNN Money

Hyperloop Technologies is starting to realize its high-speed transit system. As Tech.Mic reports, pipes for the project's first test tube are showing up in Nevada. Hyperloop was first outlined by Elon Musk in 2013 as a response to California's pricey bullet train plan that aim to connect Los Angeles to San Francisco. The ultra-fast, energy efficient Hyperloop proposes to send pods of people through a depressurized tube at speeds up to 700 miles-per-hour. It is believed that the new system could be running as soon as 2020. 

News via Tech.Mic

Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Elon Musk's Ultra-Fast Hyperloop Begins to Take Shape" 14 Jan 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/780374/elon-musks-ultra-fast-hyperloop-begins-to-take-shape/>