TransPod is building solutions to solve mankind’s biggest upcoming challenge. The way people move is not sustainable. As the population is demanding faster deliveries and faster transport, it is critical to develop new transportation systems capable of moving people fast and clean.
In a hyperloop system, pressurized passenger and cargo vehicles travel in a low-pressure tube environment, driven by linear induction motors and air compressors, at speeds exceeding 1000 km/h. TransPod’s cutting-edge new design enables a significant reduction in the investment capital, increase in reliability, and improved operational performance, allowing a stronger business case for this system.
TransPod’s vehicle and infrastructure are being designed together for optimal performance, using TransPod’s IP. Powered by environmentally-sustainable solar/electric energy in a system that is unaffected by weather conditions, TransPod’s system enables passenger and cargo travel that is faster than airline travel, creating an attractive choice for consumers, a high-potential investment opportunity for infrastructure investors, and a reliable mass transportation system.
TransPod team forms. Designing a 1000 km/h vehicle, the TransPod team consists of professionals from the aerospace and rail industry.
The TransPod system is unveiled at the InnoTrans Rail exhibition, in Berlin, the largest trade show of the rail industry, where it rapidly draws the attention of several industry leaders.
Angelo investments commits $15 million USD towards the project. TransPod partners with MERMEC, SITAEL and Blackshape.
IKOS’ expertise will support the general electrical system, and safety engineering of the TransPod hyperloop pod.
TransPod’s operations have expanded to facilitate advanced research and development with partners and experts.
Liebherr-Aerospace will support the research, development, and production of new cabin and vehicle thermal systems.
Analysis finds TransPod system will cost 50 percent less and travel four times faster than high-speed rail in Southwestern Ontario.
Ryan Janzen premiers the paper at the EASD EURODYN 2017 conference, which presents the physics of the TransPod system.
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