Ukraine will launch a test site for Hyperloop Elon musk : In the World : Vladim

News 23 February, 2018

The head of the Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan made a statement that his country intends to join the project Elon musk called the Hyperloop. His comment appeared in a Ukrainian media.


At the moment we established the Center for transport innovation It needs to create the first test site in the river, “said Omeljan.

In the first stage of the project implementation, the authorities plan to evaluate the project from a scientific point of view from the National Academy of Sciences, and the second, which will come no earlier than 2019 to start the construction of the test section in the river. The authorities will then begin to actively Finance the project for its speedy implementation.

The construction of the Hyperloop without rolling stock on the territory of Ukraine by the authorities of the country is estimated at least $ 3 billion. According to the Omelyan, it’s cheaper to build high-speed Railways. For the highest quality implementation of the Ukrainian authorities also intend to enlist the help of private investors.

Hyperloop will be built above ground pipes, which will move the Shuttle. It is planned that they will be able to reach the speed of 1200 kilometers per hour. At the moment the representatives of France will conduct the final tests, after which on the technology it will be possible to speak more confidently.