Hyperloop One company plans to include Russia in a new Silk Road intended for cargo delivery from Europe to China, Shervin Pishevar, co-founder of Hyperloop One, told Reuters.
Earlier, Hyperloop One, Summa group and Moscow authorities signed a memorandum, according to which the company will examine the possibility to implement Hyperloop technology in the capital of Russia. In particular, the matter concerns launching of vacuum trains between Moscow airports, as well as in direction to the newly adjoined regions of Moscow.
“Hyperloop will drastically change the lives of 16 million of Moscow residents, allowing to save the time they spend on transportation”, - said Pishevar.
According to the entrepreneur, a long-term objective of cooperation with Russia is implementing of a new “Silk Road” project – a cargo main, which will reduce cargo transportation time from China to Europe to one day.