The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), unveiled the first model of the Hyperloop in Dubai in collaboration with Virgin Hyperloop One at City Walk 2, Dubai, yesterday. The RTA and Virgin Hyperloop One have identified the routes for operating the Hyperloop which could take passengers from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in under 12 minutes at a speed of 1,200kmph and from Abu Dhabi to Fujairah, it will take only 17 minutes.
The first glimpse of the initial design of the futuristic transportation system was unveiled as part of the UAE Innovation Month. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, took the first look at the prototype design, before opening it to visitors. The Hyperloop can lift about 10,000 passengers per hour in both directions, and has deluxe interiors, cutting-edge broadcasting, display information and entertainment materials, and leather seats.