Tue 13-03-2018 16:55 PM
AL AIN, 13th March, 2018 (WAM) -- The UAE University, UAEU, has organised an introductory seminar on the Hyperloop One' future train transportation project, which will have a maximum speed of 1,200 kilometres per hour, in cooperation with the Roads and Transport Authority, RTA.
Dr. Naeema Al Darmaki, Representative of the College of Engineering, said that the seminar aims to promote cooperation between the transportation industry and UAEU, by encouraging joint programmes and projects in several areas, including practical training for college students and qualified UAE nationals, to enable them to address future challenges in the transportation sector.
Colin Rice, Deputy Director of Virgin-One in the United States, US, spoke about the transportation revolution and the future vision of his company for the global transportation sector, as well as the planning of the Hyperloop One project and its future impact on humanity from 2021 to 2030.
This latest transport development will allow individuals to travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in nine minutes, and from Al Ain to Dubai in seven minutes, leading to a great number of changes to the economy, environment, and social and cultural facets of the UAE's residents, he added.
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