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Table 4 Estimated annual costs of the HL system (€2015)

From: Analysis and modelling of performances of the HL (Hyperloop) transport system

Cost element Unit Investment cost Maintenance cost Operating and overhead cost Total cost
Track infra
 - Solid soil Km 917,000 91,700 100 1,010,000
 - Weak soil Km 1,280,000 128,000 100 1,410,000
 - Tunnel Km 2,570,000 257,000 100 2,820,000
Station Station 4,640,000 464,000 200,000 5,300,000
Capsule Vehicle 580,000 58,000 82,500 716,000
Seata) 21,000 2100 3000 26,000
Seat-kmb) 0.006 0.0006 0.0009 0.008
  1. a)Seat capacity: S = 28 seats/capsule
  2. b)Seat capacity: S = 28 seats/capsule; Average speed in operating period: 600 km/h; Operating time: 15 h/day