Minister of infrastructure Volodymyr Omelian announced that the river has determined the location for the construction of a test site Hyperloop initiative HypeUA (if you still remember the existence of such).
I will remind, in February of this year, the Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine reported on the establishment of a Center for transportation innovation HypeUA. This organization is implementing the project Hyperloop in our country.
The site for the construction of a test site was selected by the city of Dnepr, to be exact – industrial Park Innovation Forpost, which is located on Slobozhansky Avenue.
Vladimir Omelian noted that the Ministry of infrastructure wants to unite all efforts and to attract strategic partners to work on this project. In addition, Ukraine has been in contact with Virgin Hyperloop One and the company DP World, which deals with the financing of the cargo areas of the project.
“At the moment we are waiting for technical and scientific substantiation of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. And I’d really like to enterprises of Dnipropetrovsk region and other regions of Ukraine have become key suppliers for the fifth mode of transport the new generation, which only is in development, system Hyperloop,” – said the Minister of infrastructure.
According to the information portal mind.uaestimated cost of building a half-kilometer test site ranges from $11 million to $17 million.