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Inside the 700mph ultra-high-speed pods that could take you 86 miles in just 12 minutes; Stunning new video shows what the cabins may look like inside the Hyperloop link between Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Byline: Dave Burke

Stunning footage shows what travelling at 700mph between two of the biggest cities in the Gulf could be like.

Incredibly experts believe that a new ultra-high-speed train will take just 12 minutes to get between Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

At the moment the 86 mile journey takes around an hour-and-a-half.

A video shared on Twitter shows the first pod prototype, giving a glimpse of what it would be like to go on a subsonic ride.

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Passengers travelling at the speed of a jet aircraft will be able to relax in cabins with reclining seats.

Backers said: "It's a cozy way to send people to send people hurtling within a magnetic levitation tube."

It is thought that the new Hyperloop service could save an estimated $800 million per year in lost working hours.

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But people shouldn't expect it to be up-and-running anytime soon, with testing expected to last another five years.

The clip was shared by the Dubai Media Office.

It comes after ports operator DP World said it would be partnering with Virgin Hyperloop One to create high-speed delivery systems around the world,Gulf Newsreports.

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A video shared on Twitter shows the inside of the pods which would carry passengers at high speed

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Backers say it will be a cozy way to travel

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Experts have said it's a subsonic ride which could save $800 million a year in lost working hours

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It will take just 12 minutes to travel between Dubai and Abu Dhabi

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It currently takes around 90 minutes to travel between the two cities

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The super-high-speed trains are being tested over the next five years

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Publication:Daily Mirror (London, England)
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Date:Jun 23, 2018
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