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New train which could go from London to Manchester in 18 minutes ‘could come to UK’
09-06-2016, 11:44 PM #1
The Survivor Truthtard
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A high-speed, hi-tech train which could travel from London to Manchester in 18 minutes could be coming to Britain.

First envisioned by Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, Hyperloop is a high-speed ground transport system that consists of passenger pods travelling through vacuum tubes at breakneck speeds of 500mph and above.

A report by Wired suggests that two firms developing the technology have been in talks with the government about bringing it to the UK.

The UK talks centred on potential for a Hyperloop system linking Manchester and Liverpool, according to Wired.

http://metro.co.uk/2016/09/06/new-train-...to=twitter

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09-07-2016, 10:49 AM #2
Octo Mother Superior
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Yeah they've been talking about a link between Helsinki and Stockholm as well

Hyperloop One proposes half-hour travel time between Helsinki and Stockholm
https://techcrunch.com/2016/07/06/hyperl...stockholm/
09-07-2016, 04:08 PM #3
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It's cool and forward thinking but there are a ton of things that go wrong with such a system.
Existing proven stealth tech ionizes air surrounding the craft, thus reducing drag.

A much better approach than a vacuum tube.

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09-08-2016, 06:38 AM #4
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(09-07-2016, 04:08 PM)JayRodney Wrote:  It's cool and forward thinking but there are a ton of things that go wrong with such a system.
Existing proven stealth tech ionizes air surrounding the craft, thus reducing drag. https://www.scribd.com/document/25323428...Technology
A much better approach than a vacuum tube.

I bet it only goes that fast a few times for publicity and it's a snail line after that lol



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