VIDEO: Hyperloop to Offer Hyper-Speed Travel Across India

Conceptualized by Elon Musk & carried forward by 2 companies from the US, talks are on to bring the 'Hyperloop' hyper-speed concept of train travel to India

The idea of hyper-speed travel was mostly read about in comic books and fictional stories, but if things work out, we might soon be zipping past towns and cities in sci-fi-esque capsules within minutes!

Hyperloop Technologies and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) are pitching the idea of bringing hyper-speed train travel in India. The project is the first of its kind and is being tested in the United States.

The concept of ‘Hyperloop’ has been trademarked by Elon Musk’s SpaceX, which is now providing guidance to the two companies on how they can implement the project.

These two companies are now exploring the idea of bringing hyper speed travel to one of the most populous countries in the world.

The technology uses linear induction motors and air compressors to propel capsules. The project has been tested out successfully, but without humans on board. The project is looking for ways to make this kind of a travel experience a safe and comfortable one, before officially signing people on board.

Watch the video here:

Image source: Flickr

Like this story? Or have something to share? Write to us:, or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter (@thebetterindia).

We at The Better India want to showcase everything that is working in this country. By using the power of constructive journalism, we want to change India – one story at a time. If you read us, like us and want this positive movement to grow, then do consider supporting us via the following buttons.

Please read these FAQs before contributing.

Let us know how you felt

  • love
  • like
  • inspired
  • support
  • appreciate
Sign in to get free benefits
  • Get positive stories daily on email
  • Join our community of positive ambassadors
  • Become a part of the positive movement