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Hyperloop One, 2014–present

This is a Hyperloop One. It was designed by Virgin Hyperloop One. It is dated 2014–present. Its medium is digital prints. It is a part of the department.

Virgin Hyperloop One is prototyping an ultra-fast, on-demand, affordable, fully electric mass transportation system. It is designed to deliver airline speeds connecting cities in minutes, as if they were metro stops, for a ticket price less than the cost of gas to drive the same distance. The passenger/cargo pod’s high speeds are attained by magnetic levitation (maglev) and propulsion along an enclosed low-pressure tube. Cleaner and quieter than current mass transit, it is designed to be built on columns or tunneled to safely avoid intersections.

Section Diagram
2018

Route Estimator Map
2018

Video: The Virgin Hyperloop One System
2018
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It is credited Courtesy of Virgin Hyperloop One.

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility.

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