First glimpse of Sharjah’s high-speed electric sky-pods

SourceThe National

Passengers have stepped on board the UAE’s first high-speed electric sky-pod travel system to experience what the future of high-speed transport could become.

The four-seater UCar takes less than a minute to travel the 400 metre test track at the Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park.

Importantly, it does so smoothly, efficiently and safely at speeds approaching 50km per hour.

The National was given an exclusive tour and ride on the pod system on Sunday.

Its Belarus developers, uSky Transport, will take development onto a longer 2.4km test track by November ahead of construction a permanent commercial line in the UAE.

Ultimately, longer tracks more...