Hyperloop may help India take the fast lane

For the past two weeks, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has had a piece of paper on his desk, waiting for a signature that could lead to people being able to travel from Chennai to Bengaluru in 30 minutes — for a fraction of the cost of an airplane ticket.

The paper is a Letter of Intent (LoI) from Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), a US startup which is hoping to revolutionize travel. The Hyperloop — high-speed travel in pods inside a partial-vacuum tube — is the brainchild of Tesla founder Elon Musk, who opensourced the basic design in 2013 in the form of a white paper...Read More

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