Hyperloop Edinburgh-London 45 min trips a step closer

Robert Noland, professor of transportation planning and policy at Rutgers University in New Jersey, said: “Hyperloops are being designed with the hope of shooting people and cargo in pods through vacuum tubes at high speed.

“This concept was originally seen as a cheaper alternative to high speed rail in California.

“It is unlikely to be cheaper and is even less likely to be practical.

The Scotsman, July 13, 2017