A working group for the development of Hyperloop technologies has been established within the Transport Ministry of Russia, the corresponding decree was signed by the Head of the Ministry, Maxim Sokolov, on the 20th of December, 2016.
Deputy Minister of Transport, Alexey Tsydenov, was appointed a president of the group. Representatives of the Transport Ministry, the Federal Customs Service of Russia and the Ministry of the Far East Development, the Russian Railways and other organizations will become members of the working group.
The working group is intended to elaborate proposals on the improvement of the existing legal base, as well as transport infrastructure.
We should remind you that Hyperloop is a transportation mode that propels a pod-like vehicle through a near-vacuum tube at more than airline speed.