Hyperloop One: Introduction:
Hyperloop one which is also known as Hyperloop Technologies is Los Angeles, California, USA based high-speed transport company which is founded by Rob Lloyd in 2014. This is a leading company which is adopting a new way of transportation. Company plans to use Hyperloop for moving passengers / cargo from one location to another location ranging a speed from 620 mph i.e 1000 Km/hr. The total cost for travelling through such Hyperloop will be a fraction as said by them.
The concept of Hyperloop transportation was introduced and named by Tesla’s Elon Musk in Aug 2013.
Architecture / Concept of Hyperloop One:
It uses a linear electric motor to accelerate and decelerate an electromagnetically levitated pod through a low-pressurized tube or vessel. This will travel at a speed of 620 mph i.e. 1000 km/hr. The entire system is fully automated having on demand departures for every 10-20 seconds from each destination. Right now, Hyperloop One is developing passenger and cargo system in United States of America (USA), United Arab Emirates (UAE), Finland, Switzerland, Russia and India. The company as a goal to deliver their expected Hyperloop in a operation by 2020.
Hyperloop One in India : Vision for India
Today, In New Delhi, India, Hyperloop company was present for event ‘Vision for India’ discussing about how transportation innovation could change the passengers and freight for the shipping market.
India is having world’s second largest population country where the problems of transportation are arising day by day. As India Government is planning to spend Rs. 3.96 trillion ($59 billion) to build a new modernize transportation mediums.
Proposed Hyperloop One routes in India if executed:
1. (Mumbai to New Delhi) : Mumbai-Indore-Jaipur-New Delhi : 80 Mins
2. (Mumbai to Chennai) : Mumbai-Pune-Kolhapur-Hubballi-Tumkuru-Bengaluru-Chennai : 60 mins
3. (Bengaluru to Thiruvananthapuram) : Bengaluru-Coimbatore-Kochi-Thiruvananthapuram : 40 mins
4. (Mumbai to Kolkata) : Mumbai-Mangaluru-Chennai-Hyderabad-Kolkata : 220 mins
Hyperloop One at a glance:
Founded on : 2014
Key people: Rob Lloyd (CEO), Shervin Pishevar (Co-founder and Executive Chairman), Josh Giegel (Co-founder and President of Engineering)
Total Number of Employees as on Mar 2017: 200
Official Website: https://www.hyperloop-one.com