In a world exclusive interview, Sir Richard Branson spoke to The B1M’s Fred Mills from Necker Island about the first-ever Virgin Hyperloop passenger test.
IT’S a concept that promised to revolutionise our world: put passengers in a pod and transport them through a sealed tube at extreme speed using electric propulsion and magnetic levitation.
With the prospect of transforming how we travel, billionaires, research teams and governments have been racing to advance the technology and open the first operational system in the face of growing scepticism.
But Virgin Hyperloop has just made a massive break-through with the first ever passenger test, deep in the Nevada Desert.
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Presented by Fred Mills. Edited by James Durkin. Our thanks to Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Hyperloop and Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG).
Additional footage and images courtesy of Virgin Hyperloop, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (Hyperloop TT) and Hardt Hyperloop.
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