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Video | The futuristic transport system that's been likened to the internet

An ultra-fast tubular transportation system could have a similar impact on human existence to the internet, the company behind it has claimed.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies released a video and a report updating the public on progress towards making its proposed 1,200km/h system a reality.

The idea of a low pressure tube system was first mooted 18 months ago as a solution for journeys between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Now HTT’s latest report has claimed such a scheme could be built for under $30M/km (£18M/km), and could be replicated all over the world.

A spokesman for the company said on the recently released video: “Our aim is to connect the world like never before.

“What the internet did in the sphere of communication, Hyperloop can certainly do in the realm of transportation.”

The body is calling for suggestions and offers of skilled advice at jumpstartfund.com

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