Super-fast 'hyperloop system' being tested in Alberta

Test track for 1,000-km/h hyperloop system would be built between Olds and Didsbury


Technology like something pulled from a science fiction movie — a device that will transport passengers and cargo at speeds up to 1,000 km/h through magnetic tubes — could be showcased in central Alberta.


Canadian hyperloop company TransPod Inc.’s ambitious plan to create a high-speed link between Edmonton and Calgary got a boost with the announcement on Tuesday that the government of Alberta has agreed to offer non-financial support for the project.


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