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so it's up is the latest to join the race to create the world's fastest rail system promising speeds of six hundred and fifty miles per hour by twenty twenty three there is he signed a Spanish company of these developing Hyperloop technology %HESITATION which is basically I trained to be dating inside that to win back him our objective is to have our technology ready in for five years for Carl on eight nine years for passengers , send us isn't the first company to design a high there are at least five of this developing the tech into initiatives from national governments , that's what sets it apart is that arose tunnel wouldn't be as close to an Alice vacuum as its rivals plan to be it's possible to operate in a tunnel with similar amounts of add to those already tested on a commercial scale for flights , but making the super speed rail rates of the future is an expensive business , and the less than two hundred thousand dollars of funding syllabuses received falls a little short of the backing multi billionaire Richard Branson is putting behind hype one for example , there is still little safety questions over these prototypes traveling and driverless vehicles in an endless tunnel at such high speeds , as well as over planning permission to build an entire underground tunnel system