Elon Musk announces Hyperloop test tunnel opening date

Elon Musk

Posting on Twitter on Sunday night, the Boring Company founder and CEO Elon Musk announced the first test tunnel of the ultra-high-speed transit project in Los Angeles.

In August 2013, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk published a white paper detailing a “Hyperloop,” a super-fast passenger train that would overcome the usual friction by levitating above its track on air-bearings in an enclosed low-pressure tube.

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The Boring Company’s test tunnel for the ultra-high-speed transit is “almost done.”

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“The first tunnel is almost done,” Musk said on his official Twitter account. “Opens Dec 10.”

On Sunday, the CEO tweeted that the test tunnel’s opening night event will happen on Dec. 10 with free rides for the public the following day, leaving from near SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California.

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