Big Hyperloop Capsule – level 2

11-10-2018 07:00

In Spain, people unveiled the first full-scale passenger capsule. The company which made the capsule is called the Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT).

HTT already has deals with the United Arab Emirates, China and Ukraine and it hopes to run services in Spain. The CEO of HTT said that a hyperloop between Madrid and Barcelona would cut the journey to 20–25 minutes.

The ‘Hyperloop’ is a new mode of transportation. Elon Musk first proposed it in 2012. It can go as fast as 1,220 kilometres per hour.

The capsule will now go to Toulouse in southern France for testing.

Difficult words: capsule (a special type of carriage), unveil (to show people something new for the first time), CEO (the chief executive officer, the boss).

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