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Europe In A Blink


It normally takes about eight hours to travel from Kosice, Slovakia, To Vienna to Budapest. But with Hyperloop all set to come up in Europe that distance will be covered in just 43 minutes.

Hyperloop pod

The project was first proposed by Elon Musk, the entrepreneur and co-founder of Tesla Motors Inc. Hyperloop in Europe would cut distances substantially and network cities in unprecedented ways. A transportation system of this kind would redefine the concept of commuting and boost cross border cooperation in Europe," said Vazil Hudak, Slovakia's economic minister.

The systems was touted to be a lower cost alternative to a high speed train service between San Francisco and Los Angeles. According to a feasibility study it showed that the Hyperloop pod could transport up to 10 million people a year. 700 mph is the speed of hyperloop as compared to air and land transport.