Bengaluru/New Delhi: Elon Musk-backed Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) is ready to build Hyperloop between Mumbai and Pune.
Hyperloop runs faster than an aircraft at a speed of 1,120 kmph. You can reach from Mumbai to Pune in just 25 minutes. Hyperloop train between Chennai to Bengaluru is also being contemplated.
Company's Co-Founder Bibop G Gresta has said the decision is left with Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari to go ahead with the project.
Among the prominent cities and countries where the Hyperloop will be built are California, Utah, Illinois, Florida, Indianapolis, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Spain, France, Slovakia, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Botswana, South Africa, Russia, China, Malaysia, India, Indonesia and Australia.
Gresta said the company has received an investment of over USD 100 to build Hyperloop in these countries and cities around the globe. "We have received over 100 million dollars to build Hyperloop in as many as 20 countries," he said.
Replying to a query, Gresta said the first Hyperloop is expected to be launched in Abu Dhabi.