Bengaluru Airport to city centre in just 10 minutes with Hyperloop? To conduct a feasibility study for a proposed Hyperloop corridor from Bengaluru Airport, a first-of-its-kind Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Virgin Hyperloop and Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), operator of Kempegowda International Airport. According to TM Vijay Bhaskar, Chief Secretary of Karnataka State Government and Chairman of Board of Directors, BIAL, the commissioning of a feasibility study for Hyperloop connectivity from Bengaluru Airport is a major step towards developing the infrastructure that is required to define mobility for the future, allowing efficient movement of people.
The pre feasibility study of the project, which focuses on economic, technical as well as route feasibility, is expected to be completed in two phases, with each phase comprising of six months.
As per the preliminary analysis, the Hyperloop with speeds of up to 1,080 km per hour, could transport thousands of passengers per hour from Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport to the city center in under 10 minutes.