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Systra joins Hyperloop team as first test takes place

11 May 16 California-based start-up Hyperloop One - previously known as Hyperloop Technologies - has selected Systra as one of its strategic partners for the international development of the new super-fast transport system.

The first test organised by Hyperloop One took place today in Nevada, USA.

Hyperloop involves transporting passengers in capsules in reduced-pressure tubes using a magnetic field generated by induction motors. In a white paper posted online in 2013, Elon Musk – the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX – discussed how a Hyperloop system that could reach a speed of 1200km/h.

The partnership between Systra and Hyperloop One will involve identifying target projects for the development of Hyperloop systems in France, Russia, the CIS countries and the Middle East. Systra will carry out technical and financial feasibility studies and will also contribute to the technical development of the system, particularly in safety studies.

Systra’s executive vice president France, Mathieu Dunant, said: “Hyperloop One is bringing major innovation to the world of super-fast transport. We are very excited to have the chance to work with them to make Hyperloop a reality in France, Russia, the CIS countries and the Middle East.”

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