A unconventional tubeÂ system that would rope passengers from Toronto to Montreal around Ottawa in 39 mins has been selected as a strongest Canadian contender to put what is for now a technologicalÂ theory into practice.
A “hyperloop” uses electric propulsionÂ to pierce magnetically levitatedÂ pods by low-pressure tubes,Â eliminatingÂ air insurgency and friction, and enabling a pods to transport during a velocityÂ approaching a speed of sound.
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Elon Musk,Â CEOÂ of Tesla Inc. and SpaceX, introduced a hyperloop thought in 2013 and speedy people and companies to enhance on it.
AÂ company called Hyperloop One, that is independent with Musk, is operative to commercialize Musk’s concept. ItÂ introduced a tellurian plea in May 2016, callingÂ for proposals for genuine worldÂ hyperloopÂ networks. About 2,600 teams purebred to take adult a challenge, a association said.
Sole Canadian winner
On Thursday, HyperloopÂ One announced theÂ 10Â winning proposals, selected from a list 35 finalists.
The Toronto-Ottawa-Montreal track is a usually Canadian winner. It wasÂ brought brazen by a group called HyperCan, which, according to Hyperloop’s websiteÂ isÂ led by AECOM, an American multinational engineering organisation that has also been concerned in a construction of Ottawa’s light rail system.
So what happens next?
According to a media recover released Thursday, HyperloopÂ OneÂ will now work with a 10 winning teams “to countenance and investigate their proposals further, and yield initial ridership forecasts, business box and rough technical research of a track and corridor, tailored to a needs of a particular route.”
“The formula of a Hyperloop One Global Challenge distant exceeded a expectations,”Â Rob Lloyd, CEO of Hyperloop One, is quoted observant in a release.
“We had extensive seductiveness in this competition, and these 10Â teams any had their singular strengths in showcasing how they will assuage critical travel issues in their regions.”
Other winning routes
- Mexico: Mexico City toÂ Guadalajara.
- U.S.: Chicago to Columbus to Pittsburgh, Illinois.
- U.S.: Dallas to Laredo to Houston, Texas.
- U.S.: Cheyenne to Denver to Pueblo, Colorado.
- U.S.: Miami to Orlando, Florida.
- India: BengaluruÂ (Bangalore) to Chennai.
- India: Mumbai to Chennai.
- U.K.: Edinburgh to London.
- U.K.: Glasgow to Liverpool.