Virgin Hyperloop executives Josh Giegel, and Sara Luchian reached speeds of up to 172 kph at the company's DevLoop test site in Las Vegas, Nevada, the company said. Follow our live coverage of the US election aftermath. How long will a hand recount Georgia take? In a hyperloop system, which uses magnetic levitation to allow near-silent travel, a trip between Sydney and Melbourne would take just over an hour. Découvrez comment nous utilisons vos informations dans notre Politique relative à la vie privée et notre Politique relative aux cookies. He's put it to good use. You have been successfully added to the mailing list of Times of India Travel. Copyright © document.write(new Date().getFullYear()). Moselmane reinstated to Labor Party after AFP foreign influence investigation, Police union deletes tweet lauding officer involved in bloody colonial-era massacre. Virgin Hyperloop One has also set a historic test speed record of nearly 387 kilometers per hour (240 miles per hour, 107 meters per second) during its third phase of testing at DevLoop, the world’s first full-scale hyperloop test Times Internet Limited. Virgin Hyperloop officials announced Thursday that the company’s testing and certification center for the high-speed travel system will be constructed in West Virginia. The company is working to have safety certification by 2025 and start commercial operations by 2030, it has said. "I had the true pleasure of seeing history made before my very eyes," Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, chairman of Virgin Hyperloop, said. It's sending a warning to another liberal outpost, Albanese under pressure to dump climate change spokesman as Labor infighting heats up, Victoria's top health bureaucrat resigns following coronavirus hotel quarantine inquiry, Key witness in Jack de Belin rape trial admits he 'panicked' and lied to police, Live: Joe Biden appoints longtime adviser Ron Klain as his chief of staff, Prosecutors withdraw charges in media contempt trial over reports about George Pell, floating pods packed with passengers and cargo hurtle through vacuum tubes at nearly 1,000kph, a trip between Sydney and Melbourne would take just over an hour, Hyperloop or hyper-loopy? Richard Branson's Virgin Hyperloop completed its first first human ride test on a high-speed pod system in a huge technological breakthrough. The company was established on June 1, 2014 and reorganized and renamed on October 12, 2017. Vous pouvez modifier vos choix à tout moment dans vos paramètres de vie privée. British billionaire Richard Branson‘s ultra-high-speed transportation startup Virgin Hyperloop One has chosen West Virginia out of 17 states that applied to build a … Now they have to leave the country they call home, 'Difficult and hard news for Australians': PM warns of content in war crimes report, Telstra announces plans to split into three, fuelling speculation about move for NBN, China's not just quashing dissent in Hong Kong. The test came a month after Reuters first reported Virgin Hyperloop picked the US state of West Virginia to host a $500 million certification centre and test track that would serve as a proving ground for its technology. Virgin Hyperloop Chief Technology Officer Josh Giegel and Sara Luchian, the company's director of passenger experience, reached a peak speed of … Richard Branson's Virgin Hyperloop says it has completed the world's first passenger ride on a super high-speed levitating pod system, in a key safety test for a technology it hopes will transform human and cargo transportation.