The Boring Company, headed by the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX Elon Musk (Elon Musk), won the tender for the construction of a tunnel for high speed train from the international airport O’hara, located in the Northwest side of Chicago (Illinois, USA), in the downtown, reports the Chicago Sun Times.
According to the Chicago Sun Times, 12 minute journey on a bullet train from new airport terminals to the station in the district Block 37 in downtown Chicago will cost $20-25. This trip usually takes approximately 30-40 minutes, whether by train on the “blue line” Chicago metro, which costs about $5 dollars, or by taxi.
Passengers will move to 16-seater vehicles moving at a speed of 100 mph (161 km/h) passed The Company Boring tunnels with a width of 12 feet (3.7 m), located underground at a depth of 9-18 m.
The Boring Company claims that the entire project will cost less than $1 billion in Addition to laying tunnels it includes construction of a new station at the airport and reconstruction of the transport complex Block 37. Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel (Rahm Emanuel) said that the whole project should be financed by revenue from transport (fares and advertising), but not taxpayers ‘ money.
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