Oct 21, 2022

Behold Musk: China just successfully tested a Hyperloop-like train system

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The first in the world to do so.

Researchers at the North University of China have successfully completed the test of a Hyperloop-like train system that runs trains in a low vacuum environment inside a tube, local news outlet, China Daily.

In theory, the system can be used for transporting people as well as goods and consists of long tubes that maintain a low vacuum to allow transport with minimal air resistance.

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group.

Hyperloop is the name given to a high-speed transit system that was popularized by Tesla CEO Elon Musk in 2012. A year later, Musk also released a white paper that conceptualized such a system running between Los Angeles and San Francisco in the U.S.

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