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O'Hare Express 12-min train to be built by The Boring Co

O'Hare Express 12-min train to be built by The Boring Co

Old Jun 18, 18, 9:31 pm
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O'Hare Express 12-min train to be built by The Boring Co

The City of Chicago chose Elon Musk's plan out of the final proposals. https://www.businesstraveller.com/bu...chicago-ohare/

More details and a rendering: https://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2018...-express-train

Apparently, the service is aimed to go live within 3 years!? Wow.
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Old Jun 19, 18, 7:30 am
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The timing seems highly unlikely given that the boring company has exactly zero of these in use.
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Old Jun 19, 18, 9:12 am
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Regulatory approval could be tricky. Let's see - using battery powered cars built on the Tesla platform, the same ones that tend to burst into flames, in a small enclosed tunnel. What could possibly go wrong!!
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Old Jun 19, 18, 1:06 pm
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Originally Posted by glg View Post
The timing seems highly unlikely given that the boring company has exactly zero of these in use.
That and just doing the project in a few years seems aggressive itself......in Chicago nonetheless.
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