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Elon Musk’s Boring Company to Drill 1.6 Mile Test Tunnel Under Los Angeles

12:15 - 25 August, 2017
Elon Musk’s Boring Company to Drill 1.6 Mile Test Tunnel Under Los Angeles, Courtesy of The Boring Company
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Already having tackled electric vehicles, space flight, and high-speed vacuum tubes, benevolent mad scientist Elon Musk’s latest foray into transportation infrastructure is ready to get off the ground, or rather, under it.

The tech mogul’s newest startup, the Boring Company, focuses on designing a subterranean network of tunnels beneath the streets of Los Angeles that could shuttle pedestrians and vehicles on electric sleds connected to a system of rails at speeds of up to 125 mph.

Now, the company has announced approval by the LA County city of Hawthorne to construct a 1.6-mile-long tunnel that will allow the technology to be tested in-full for the first time.

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