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Hyperloop – less hype- more real?

The hyperloop concept was unveiled earlier in 2013. It involves sitting in a capsule and being “fired” down a pressurised tube between two cities at 1100km/h (660pmh). On Thursday a company “Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc” was established to have a prototype running by the end of 2015. The company is using a crowd source model to complete the work. 130 people have indicated an interest in company leadership. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has also announced partnerships with:  Ansys, which created some of the first software simulations of the rail and stated: they were “convinced that the Hyperloop…

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