Warwick Hyperloop unveils the pod design

Warwick Hyperloop unveils the pod design

March 9, 2019 0 By The Tubist

Warwick Hyperloop is officially presenting the technology that brought them to the TOP 50 SpaceX Pod Competition and at the same time made them the First English Hyperloop Team to advance. Team’s been interviewed by SpaceX & The Boring Company employees two weeks ago.

The unveiling event took place on the 7th of March, at 18:00-19:00 in The Oculus Building of Warwick University.

Warwick Hyperloop is a student-run project at the University of Warwick passionate about Hyperloop technologies creation and implementation, advised by partners from WMG, University of Warwick and CATAPULT Transport Systems. It’s a group of 65 students from various fields of engineering.

 

They claim their pod accelerates from 0 to 500km/h in only in 10-11 seconds in a 1 mile long SpaceX Hyperloop Tube. It has aerodynamically optimized lightweight design, and is fully autonomous.