On the system, which is now called the Global Ultra , the first time we told 10 years ago. Then the capsule-robot, most caused only derision. However, in 2009 it became known that the system is deployed at the airport in Heathrow, and that soon it will construct an analog of the Arab supergrade Masdar.
And now CNN reports on the largest "ultra" in the world. According to the statement made by a British company, the network in Amritsar will be a track length of 3.3 km, in which computer-controlled shuttle 200 wagons.
Stations planned for the beginning of seven. It is expected that India's Ultra can carry up to 100,000 passengers a day.
PRT will take over 35% of passenger traffic to the main attractions of Amritsar - Temple Harmandir Sahib , to which the religious holidays are coming up to half a million people.
In theory, the capsules have to drive with a 4 am to midnight. The fare is not yet known, but stated that the tariffs will be competitive in comparison with taxis and rickshaws. Opening of the Indian "Ultra" is scheduled for 2014.
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