Ever looked at the Hyperloop track construction in California and wished you could experience it back home? Those wishes might soon come true as the government of Andhra Pradesh brings the technology to India.
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Travel From Amaravati To Vijaywada In 6 Minutes
The Elon Musk-envisioned Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has signed a pact with the Government of Andhra Pradesh to bring the futuristic mode of travel to India.
The state has signed a memorandum of understanding to connect Amaravati and Vijaywada, potentially shortening a one-hour rise to six minutes, according to the statement released by the company.
In partnering with Andhra Pradesh, HTT will work with local stakeholders to build the regulatory standards necessary for safe and efficient operation.
Bibop Gresta, Chairman & Co-Founder, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies
The first phase of the project will involve a six-month feasibility study test which will begin in October 2017. Working with partners in the public and private sector, Hyperloop Technologies will analyse the geography of the region to finalise a route. In the meantime, it will also zero in on the stakeholders of the project, the statement said. The second phase will involve the construction of the project.
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