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Hyperperloop One - Next Gen Transportation!

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Elon Musk backed Hyperloop One is today the most widely spoken next generation transportation system.
Hyperloop was started in 2014 with the idea to provide people with fast, reliable and cheap transportation. It was started in a garage and today, according to its website has over 200 employees in Los Angeles, Nevada. 
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" to move itself through almost a vacuum like tube"
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The Hyperloop uses an electric motor to move itself through an almost vacuum like tube (refer picture) at fast speeds without any sort of disturbance. 
A concept video released a few months ago shows how it would be easy to book a seat (or multiple seats) in a Hyperloop and travel between two big metros in very little time. The concept video was based on a proposed Hyperloop line between Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
A car ride between these two cities takes, on an average at least two hours. The Hyperloop claims to cover the same distance in thirty minutes without causing any pollution and harm to the environment.

Hyperloop One is currently in talks with the Indian Government to set up lines between either Bengaluru and Chennai, Chennai and Kolkata or Mumbai and Dehli. 
Besides hoping to set up in India, Hyperloop has already got permission from the UAE government to connect Dubai and Abu Dhabi. 
It is said that the travel time between Chennai and Bengaluru is expected to be 21 minutes, Kolkata and Chennai-90 minutes and Mumbai and Dehli-80 minutes.
The time taken to travel between these places is lower or almost equal to that flying. But, the  advantages, according to Hyperloop are that the prices of tickets will be equal to that of a bus ride between these two locations, hence making it more affordable for the public and will be more comfortable and eco friendly.
Moreover, Hyperloop will be pilotless/driverless and the whole process will be almost completely automated. Provided that the technology is reliable, this will reduce the amount of accidents or delays caused due to human negligence or error.

Hyperloop hopes to transport cargo from one location to another by 2020 and passengers from 2021. 
This technology is one of the most awaited and looked forward.
Personally, I can't wait for it to be operational, especially in India.

The Hyperloop One - Dubai Concept Video:



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