The Hyperloop is becoming closer to being a reality. The fast train that will make a journey from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in x minutes successfully completed
The test was successful and took place at 00:02 AM on the 12th of June 2017, in Nevada, the United States. The above video shows how the test was carried out. The Hyperloop, which will travel at 700 mph, at this test it went at 70 mph.
Hyperloop One will now be transporting this technology to Dubai this week.
The founder of Hyperloop one describes the test ride
"The sled shot off down the track, chased by the electromagnetic force from the stator. The wheel mounts rumbled along for a second, and then the rumbling stopped as the pod lifted off the track and glided for three seconds before coming to a halt on its own,"
Josh Giegel and Shervin Pishevar, co-founders of Hyperloop One
Hyperloop One - the first of it's kind
Introducing the world’s only vehicle that achieves autonomous high-speed propulsion and levitation in a vacuum environment: our pod! pic.twitter.com/f65gD1asu5
— Virgin Hyperloop One (@HyperloopOne) July 12, 2017