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Virgin Hyperloop hosts first human ride on new transport system


  • In a hyperloop system, which uses magnetic levitation to allow near-silent travel, a trip between New York and Washington would take just 30 minutes.
  • Richard Branson's Virgin Hyperloop has completed the world's first passenger ride on a super high-speed levitating pod system, the company said on 8 Nov, a key safety test for technology it hopes will transform human and cargo transportation.
  • Virgin Hyperloop reached speeds of up to 172 km per hour.