Abu Dhabi to lead world in new form of transportation
HyperloopTT has outlined plans to begin construction of Abu Dhabi's first hyperloop system in 2019, with Dar Al-Handasah announced as the design lead for the project.
Construction of the hyperloop is slated to begin in Q3, 2019.
"We are bringing the future of rapid transportation technology to all those living in the UAE," said HyperloopTT Chairman Bibop Gresta.
Gresta added: "Today's announcement is a testament to the continued commitment and determination of all our partners, both within the UAE and abroad.
“As we move forward with the system we invite other interested organisations in the region and around the world to join us in making history."
HyperloopTT CEO Dirk Ahlborn, said: "With today's announcement of the appointment of Dar Al-Handasah, Perkins and Wills, and Currie and Brown, we have achieved a significant milestone towards the construction of the world's first commercial Hyperloop system in Alghadeer.
"We are looking forward to working with all of our regional stakeholders to build this historic piece of transportation infrastructure."
Talal Shair, Chairman of Dar Group, said: "We are extremely honoured to be part of this global movement in mobility and rapid transportation and are looking forward to collaborating with HyperloopTT to deliver a truly iconic project in Abu Dhabi."