Toronto to Montreal in 39 minutes? Futuristic people mover zips to next stage - Ottawa - CBC News

By CBC News Ottawa, September 15, 2017

A futuristic tube system that would sling passengers from Toronto to Montreal via Ottawa in 39 minutes has been chosen as the strongest Canadian contender to put what is for now a technological theory into practice.

A "hyperloop" uses electric propulsion to move magnetically levitated pods through low-pressure tubes, eliminating air resistance and friction, and enabling the pods to travel at a velocity approaching the speed of sound.

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