A plan is going to be revealed shortly by Virgin Hyperloop One and its details about linking Saudi Arabia’s NEOM, Qiddiya giga projects and the Red sea Project together, next week at The Big 5 Saudi show.
Hyperloop is a type of transportation mode for passengers, which was first released by a joint team from Tesla and SpaceX, first used to demonstrate an open source vactrain design.
Riyadh to Jeddah Hyperloop
Hyperloop technology can bring revolution in the field of transportation and travelling as per the sources. It can enable the travelling of passengers through tubes or tunnels from which most of the air has already been removed to reduce friction and enables the pod shaped vehicles to travels at upto 750 miles an hour. Instead of utilizing the wheels similar to a car or train , these pods are designed in such a way that they float on air skis, it is very similar to the basic principle idea of magnetic levitation to reduce friction.
This idea is being studied by most of the companies to turn it into a functioning commercial system and get benefitted from it. The country is also looking at this technology to succeed so that it can get some major economic benefits .
An exhibition is to be held on March 10-13 at the Jeddah Center, where the Arabian Gulf Company’s Vice President Colin Rhys, will speak for forums and events.
As per a statement released by the organizers of the Big Saudi 5 , Rhys is expected to demonstrate how the hyperloop technology can help and support Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 program.
There is a graphic which is published alongside of Rhys’ Speech which putting light and describing the details of a GCC alignment route. This showcases the stops at the Red Sea Project, NEOM, Abu Dhabi , Jeddah , Makkah , Riyadh , Kuwait City and Muscat.
The main aim of the Hyperloop technology here is to save the travelling time from Riyadh to Jeddah to 46 minutes.
This also enables the passengers to utilize the network by travelling in vehicles that are pod-shaped from Riyadh to the Kingdom’s NEOM giga project in just 58 minutes.
Rhys also concluded saying that this infrastructure scheme will also encourage Saudi to adopt emerging technologies.
In order to import and export goods at a rapid speed , Rhys said that the Hyperloop will create a “manufacturing hub “ in the Kingdom.
This system will make a way for Saudi Nationals to get high tech job opportunities and also be helpful in the upliftment of gross domestic project.
The company has partnered with the Prince Muhammad Bin Salman Foundation also known as (MISK) last year to provide 21 internships at its Los Angeles campus in the US , just to make sure that this technology is an advantage for the young Saudi’s and are getting benefited from Virgin Hyperloop One’s expertise.
Virgin Hyperloop One has now provided three of the Saudi interns full time jobs.