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The hyperloop idea that Elon Musk announced to the public is making some baby steps towards becoming a reality. Okay, so no one is talking about how any kind of new train system still needs to get land use rights and political approval, but the technology is inching its way towards becoming more than just an idea on paper. After you've finished checking out those links, take a look at our Daily Deals for cool gadgets and other awesome stuff.
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Filed Under: elon musk, high speed rail, hyperloop, inductrack, magnetic levitation, magnets, transportation, vactrain
Companies: hendo, hyperloop one, hyperloop transportation technologies

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    Roger Strong (profile), 13 May 2016 @ 9:22am


    > is working on building an actual, functioning Hyperloop in Quay Valley, CA, with construction expected to begin later this year

    But almost certainly won't. The plan depends on finding someone to fund it. In a futuristic town that has also yet to - and may not - start construction.

    > They've also announced a major deal to build Hyperloops to connect several major European cities. This is something that's really happening,

    Nope. They've announced a deal to **study** building Hyperloops to connect several major European cities. Meaning that the Slovakian government has committed to read their PowerPoint presentation, nothing more.

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