TransPod plans concept demonstration at Germany’s InnoTrans in Berlin

By Oliver Griffin September 19, 2016

TransPod, a Canadian startup that is building a hyperloop system to disrupt commercial transportation, will present a full concept of the company’s hyperloop pod at InnoTrans in Berlin, Germany at the Berlin Exhibition Grounds from September 20-23.

InnoTrans is the world’s leading trade show for rail transport technology and takes place every two years.

At InnoTrans conference goers will get a taste of the onboard experience inside a TransPod hyperloop pod.

“For the last couple of years, we have been talking about hyperloop and the way it will drastically change how we travel and do business between cities,” said Sebastien Gendron, founder and CEO, TransPod.

“People will be able to live and work from virtually anywhere, and businesses will drastically improve transportation times for product deliveries. We’re thrilled to show everyone how TransPod is bringing that to reality.”

TransPod will reveal to the public its plans for the company’s hyperloop technology. In addition to unveiling proprietary designs to alleviate long-term issues inherent in technology proposed to date, it is offering event attendees their first opportunity to experience what’s in store for the hyperloop.

TransPod has partnered with CoeLux, an award-winning architectural and design firm, to create a relaxing travel experience inside a TransPod pod.

CoeLux’s innovative and realistic lighting technology is designed to ensure passengers will comfortably enjoy the transition from traditional modes of transportation to hyperloop.

For those in Berlin and interested in hearing more, Gendron will be at speaking at InnoTrans’ MAGLEV 2016 conference, which will examine how new magnetic levitation solutions for transportation.


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