- The Maharashtra state cabinet has approved a proposal to declare the Mumbai-Pune Hyperloop a public infrastructure project to streamline the permissions required.
- It also approved the consortium of DP World FZE and Hyperloop Technologies Inc as project proponents. It will be executed Pune Metropolitan Regional Development Authority.
- The hyperloop is an ultra-high-speed ground transport system. It will comprise of a network of tubes through which a pod may travel free of air resistance or friction conveying people or objects from one point to another. The hyperloop is still untested.
- When commissioned, the hyperloop will cover 117.5km distance from Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in suburban Mumbai to Wakad in Pune in 23 minutes.
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