Abu Dhabi residents and tourists will soon experience riding on futuristic floating pods, making every childhood’s dream come true.
The organization responsible for creating Yas Island’s recreation attractions has consented to an arrangement for another system of transport that could whisk individuals around the island in levitating pods.
Deals has already been signed with SkyTran, Miral said. SkyTran is an organization created by Nasa Space Act – to build up an individual quick transport framework based on magnetic levitation or maglev. The pods will look like 2 seater, jet like vehicles that use maglev.
SkyTran has built up an arrangement of two-man, plane like vehicles that carries individuals utilizing maglev innovation rather than wheels. In 2018, when the highly-anticipated Warner Bros World theme park opens on Yas Island, expect to see more visitors there and all around Yas Island zipping around in ultramodern flying eggs. Doesn’t get much more futuristic than that!
The organization says it can move individuals at paces of up to 241 kilometers per hour and is less expensive than other open transport alternatives.
Miral said that the framework would be utilized to link “present and future destinations” on Yas Island, and would inevitably connect to Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Mohamed Abdulla Al Zaabi, CEO of Miral, said: “While we keep on building world-class destinations and develop Yas Island, it is essential that we can actualize a solution on urban transportation, which is energy efficient as well as adds another level of enjoyment to our guests’ encounters”.
SkyTran said the framework it had made would take into account simple development of the system at a later date, with the goal that more tracks and extra vehicles could be included when required.
It said the framework “empowers vehicles to go at ideal speed and spacing in a sheltered and efficient way”.
Jerry Sanders, the CEO of SkyTran, said: “We are glad to have the capacity to convey this path breaking innovation to the Middle East for the very first time. With our access to Nasa’s innovation and expertise, we can present an answer on Yas Island which prepares for Abu Dhabi to characterize the Middle East’s innovative method of transport for the future.”
Yas Island draws around 25 million guests a year to attractions including Yas Waterworld, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, and the Yas Marina Formula 1 circuit.
Miral affirmed earlier this year that work had likewise restarted on a Warner Bros-branded amusement park, which is because of open in 2018.
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