Positions 10 Mar 2021

CER Position Paper - Hyperloop

CER and its members are following ongoing discussions and activities on hyperloop with great attention. The new technology is still not ready for deployment as not yet mature enough. While the activities are progressing at high speed, the first commercial services are not expected before ten years from now.

For the time being therefore it is still too early to elaborate a final CER position on hyperloop as the possible implications are still not clear, thus requiring further research activities and discussion. This initial position makes a first analysis, taking stock of the areas of potential cooperation and areas of potential conflicts between hyperloop and railways.

Read more in the full paper available to download below.