Hyperloop One Completes First Successful Full-Systems Test

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US based transportation start up – Hyperloop has announced that it has successfully completed the first successful test of its supersonic rail transit system.

The vehicle achieved a maximum speed of 112 km/hr during the test and the goal of the company is to achieve a maximum speed of 400 km/hr for the same. Uptil now Hyperloop has raised $ 160 million in funding and was set out on the idea proposed by billionaire inventor Elon Musk. Hyperloop says that the system would offer better safety than a Flying Jet Plance, lower maintenance costs than high-speed trains and energy usage per person that is similar to a bi-cycle.