Hyperloop Technologies will start building in Abu Dhabi in about 10 months

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT, HTT) and Dar Al-Handasah (founding member of the Dar Group) will bring the Abu Dhabi commercial hyperloop system to reality in 2019. Construction of the Hyperloop commercial track is targeted to begin in Q3 2019.

Dar Al-Handasah joins the project as design lead and as the latest investor in HyperloopTT. Dar Al-Handasah’s team includes Dar Group members: Perkins+Will (architects, USA), T.Y. Lin International (engineers, USA), GPO Group (engineers, Spain) and Currie & Brown (cost management consultants, UK).

About HyperloopTT

In 2016, HTT had investments totaling more than $100 million, including an equity investment of $31.8 million, and total in-kind and land value investments of $77 million.

HTT has not publicly demonstrated a speed record. HTT has not said how its 720 mile-per-hour levitating train would handle curves and braking. Hyperloop TT is still building its first test track in Toulouse, France.

HTT announced a prototype of a commercial passenger pod, covered in sensors to enhance safety.

HTT received an investment from international design group Dar Al-Handasah, which will help build the HyperloopTT commercial track and peripheral buildings.

In July, 2018, HyperloopTransportation Technologies signed a deal in China. HyperloopTT and Tongren Transportation and Tourism Investment Group will make a hyperloop in China. This is the first hyperloop agreement with China and marks the twelfth agreement for HyperloopTT and the third commercial agreement for HyperloopTT following announcements in Abu Dhabi and Ukraine earlier in 2018. The China effort will start with a 10-kilometer test track.

HyperloopTT China Capsule (PRNewsfoto/Hyperloop Transportation Techno)

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) is an innovative transportation and technology company focused on realizing the Hyperloop, a system that moves people and goods at unprecedented speeds safely, efficiently, and sustainably. Through the use of unique, patented technology and an advanced business model of lean collaboration, open innovation and integrated partnership, HyperloopTT is creating and licensing technologies.

Founded in 2013, HyperloopTT is a global team comprised of more than 800 engineers, creatives and technologists in 52 multidisciplinary teams, with 40 corporate and university partners. Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, HyperloopTT has offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE; Bratislava, Slovakia; Toulouse, France; Contagem, Brazil; and Barcelona, Spain. HyperloopTT has signed agreements in the United States, UAE, Brazil, France, India, China, Korea, Indonesia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, and Ukraine.

24 thoughts on “Hyperloop Technologies will start building in Abu Dhabi in about 10 months”

  1. Why they make that deasing if the pad go in vacum? Its suposed in vacum dont care the form of object they fall at same time of speed. By the way look nice but dont forget to put same windows emulators or OLED TV.

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  2. You know, I never expected the hyperloop technology (maglev in an evacuated pipe) to go straight to passenger use. I expected smaller size pipes for cargo transport first, where you could work out the kinks and gain experience. The first high-speeed crash with people involved may kill the idea as much as the Hindenberg killed zeppelins.

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  3. lean collaboration, open iovation and integrated partnership”I’m reasonably sure these words have no meaning when you group them together.

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  4. I wonder if some kind of vortex flow would create more vacuum along the centerline for reduced air resistance, while also supporting the pod capsule to avoid contact with the tube walls.

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  5. there it isn’t really vacuum, there is only the very low air pressure and at that speed it helps to carry the capsule and there is of course the air resistance in the tuel.

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  6. I wonder if some kind of vortex flow would create more vacuum along the centerline for reduced air resistance, while also supporting the pod capsule to avoid contact with the tube walls.

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  7. Why they make that deasing if the pad go in vacum? Its suposed in vacum dont care the form of object they fall at same time of speed. By the way look nice but dont forget to put same windows emulators or OLED TV.

    Reply
  8. You know, I never expected the hyperloop technology (maglev in an evacuated pipe) to go straight to passenger use. I expected smaller size pipes for cargo transport first, where you could work out the kinks and gain experience. The first high-speeed crash with people involved may kill the idea as much as the Hindenberg killed zeppelins.

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  9. there it isn’t really vacuum, there is only the very low air pressure and at that speed it helps to carry the capsule and there is of course the air resistance in the tunnel.

    Reply
  10. lean collaboration, open iovation and integrated partnership”I’m reasonably sure these words have no meaning when you group them together.

    Reply
  11. Why they make that deasing if the pad go in vacum? Its suposed in vacum dont care the form of object they fall at same time of speed. By the way look nice but dont forget to put same windows emulators or OLED TV.

    Reply
  12. You know, I never expected the hyperloop technology (maglev in an evacuated pipe) to go straight to passenger use. I expected smaller size pipes for cargo transport first, where you could work out the kinks and gain experience. The first high-speeed crash with people involved may kill the idea as much as the Hindenberg killed zeppelins.

    Reply

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