EPFL now has its own Hyperloop test trackEPFL now has its own Hyperloop test track

EPFL now has its own Hyperloop test trackEPFL now has its own Hyperloop test track

23.7.2021 – Engineers at EPFL’s DESL lab, working in association with EPFL spin-off Swisspod, have built a Hyperloop test track on the Lausanne campus. They will use the loop – a large vacuum tube for ultra-high-speed travel – to test a linear induction motor. The research is being funded by an Innosuisse grant.

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Picture: The test track – 40 m in diameter and 120 m long – is a first in Europe. © Murielle Gerber/EPFL