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Miami to Orlando in 26 minutes: proposed Hyperloop One train moving forward [RJOVenturesInc.com]

Miami to Orlando in 26 minutes: proposed Hyperloop One train moving forward. Featured at RJO Ventures, Inc.com

In September, Hyperloop One selected a proposed Miami-to-Orlando route as one of global 10 winners, where finalists vied to compete for the rights to build the ultra-fast transportation system in the U.S. The 257-mile route normally takes about three hours by car but would reduce travel time to about twenty-six minutes, the company says.

Hyperloop transportation uses a magnetically-levitated train inside of a low-pressure tube, giving the train the ability to potentially travel as fast as an airplane, the Miami Herald reports. The so-called “bullet” train could move both cargo and people in “pods.”

Hyperloop One wants to build a route between Miami International Airport and Orlando International Airport, where the elevated tube would run through rural areas in the middle of the state with solar panels on top. A connection at PortMiami is also a possibility as another phase of the project.