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Musk hints at linking hyperloop project with SpeceX rockets

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has hinted that he plans to link the project under his start-up with SpaceX's rockets to create a that may ferry people anywhere on Earth in less than an hour.

In a series of tweets, SpeceX founder said he will present his vision for the future on Thursday in the US city of

"Boring Company will take you from city centre underground and ocean to spaceport in 10 to 15 minutes," Musk tweeted late Wednesday.

is an infrastructure and tunnel construction company founded by Musk in late 2016.

Musk has cited difficulty with traffic and limitations with the current 2-D as inspiration for the tunnelling company project.

In March, Musk said the company would readjust its plan to prioritise pedestrians and cyclists over cars, which would only be considered for after all "personalised mass transit needs were met".

has got approval from the City of to build The Big Falcon Rocket, or BFR, which will be used to explore Mars -- a goal that Musk hopes to accomplish by 2022.

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 10:10 IST
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