Tag: Hyperloop

[Virgin Hyperloop in Dezeen] BIG designs Virgin Hyperloop Certification Center for West Virginia

Virgin Hyperloop is building a centre for testing and certifying its high-speed transportation system in West Virginia, designed by architecture firm BIG. The Hyperloop Certification Center (HCC) facility will include a six-mile-long tube for testing Virgin Hyperloop for mass transportation use. The aim is to achieve safety certification for the new mode of transport – intended to be ultra-fast, with zero direct emissions – by 2025 and for it to be in operation by 2030. Read...

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[Virgin Hyperloop One in Austin Monthly] Virgin Hyperloop One is Revolutionizing Transportation

Building on existing maglev technology—places like China and Japan have used it on high-speed trains for more than a decade—Virgin Hyperloop One has emerged as one of the leading firms vying to create the revolutionary transit system. Virgin is still in the testing phrase, but its autonomous passenger pods (which will travel nearly 700 mph) are being tested at a remote site in the Nevada desert. Read...

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