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Fri Jan 29, 2021, 10:11 PM Jan 2021

Virgin Hyperloop shares what its passenger experience will be like

Virgin Hyperloop unveiled its concept of the passenger experience in a YouTube video on Thursday that the company says speaks to its view of a “greener, smoother, safer and more pleasant mass transit experience.”

The hyperloop journey is viewed as being well lit, sleek with a minimalist design, fast and so smooth, a steaming cup of tea will sit serenely on a ledge while the pod travels at 670 mph.

“Designing a new mode of transportation from scratch is both an opportunity and a responsibility,” said Sara Luchian, Virgin Hyperloop’s director of Passenger Experience and one of the first people to ride the hyperloop in November. “Hyperloop technology – and what it enables – is paradigm-shifting. It follows that the passenger experience should be nothing short of extraordinary.”

The company worked with several partners to design “a comprehensive, multi-sensory passenger experience that surpasses that of any other form of mass transit.” .............(more)


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Virgin Hyperloop shares what its passenger experience will be like (Original Post) marmar Jan 2021 OP
Cool, but those seats look brutal. DemoTex Jan 2021 #1
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