Launched at 1 200 km / h, Hyperloop the supersonic process devised by an American billionaire, should pass through central Europe in four short years.
The Hyperloop would connect Bratislava in Slovakia to Vienna in just eight minutes, and Budapest in Hungary in just ten minutes. As if the Lille-Marseille route was performing soon in under an hour!The Slovak government has indeed signed on March 10 an agreement with the company Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, founded by American entrepreneur Elon Musk (Tesla, SpaceX, PayPal), to build this totally futuristic train.
In 2020 therefore, aluminium capsules, propelled faster than a plane on a cushion of air should circulate in a tube placed on towers a few meters from the ground. Each capsule, measuring only 1.35 m wide and equipped with screens as a windows will accommodate 28 passengers. The train will also be covered with solar panels.