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The Hyperloop is a conceptual high-speed transportation system put forward by entrepreneur Elon Musk CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors, incorporating reduced-pressure tubes in which pressurized capsules ride on an air cushion driven by linear induction motors and air compressors.

A preliminary design document was made public in August 2013, which included a preliminary cost estimate for a passenger-only version at US$6 billion, while a version transporting passengers and vehicles was estimated at US$7.5 billion. The cost projections for the notional California route were questioned by transportation engineers in 2013, who found the sum unrealistically low given the scale of construction and reliance on unproven technology. The technological and economic feasibility of the idea is unproven and a subject of significant debate.

A notional route was used in the alpha-level design document. It runs from the Los Angeles region to the San Francisco Bay Area, paralleling the Interstate 5 corridor for most of its length. Preliminary analysis indicated that such a route might obtain an expected journey time of 35 minutes, meaning that passengers would traverse the 354-mile (570 km) route at an average speed of around 598 mph (962 km/h), with a top speed of 760 mph (1,220 km/h).

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Dirk Ahlborn CEO of a startup, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) cut a Tony Stark-like figure as he strode through the convention hall after he spoke at the Middle East Rail conference in March. The place looked like a giant IKEA showroom devoted to the sole purpose of selling trains, wants to build hyperloop—the same scheme that Elon Musk in Dubai. The hype faded—but the outlandish idea was still alive.

  “There hasn’t been any real innovation in the rail industry for—I don’t know how long,” he said. “Either disrupt yourself or you are going to be disrupted.”

The hyperloop concept isn’t just a fantasy, says ­Hyperloop Transportation Technologies’ founder Dirk Ahlborn, shown here near the Dubai Metro. “It’s not like we want to invent an antigravity device.”

Ahlborn began to pace the stage, TED-talk style, as he explained his vision for the future of transportation. “What is the hyperloop?” he asked. “It is a capsule, full of people, in a tube, elevated on pylons, going really fast. It’s that simple.” 

Ahlborn had launched HTT In June 2014, Hyperloop Technologies (HT) entered the field, founded by Silicon Valley venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar and former SpaceX rocket engineer Brogan Bam­Brogan. And this past January, Musk himself was back, tweeting his intention to build a hyperloop test track, possibly in Texas. The two startups announced their own test-track plans shortly thereafter, with both hoping to break ground by 2016. The race for near-supersonic land travel was on.

Together they formed the industry’s elite, people who built trains and ran railways around the world, while Ahlborn was the CEO of a startup, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), that hadn’t carried a single passenger or laid an inch of track. 

The hyperloop could be an entirely new form of transportation--one that is quicker, cheaper, earthquake resistant, and more fuel efficient than anything that has come before and it feels like your on a Jet plane.

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