Dutch superbus the future of public transport

Dutch superbus the future of public transport

The 15 meter-long (50 feet) Superbus is a new spin on public transport that aims to match the speed and comfort of a train while offering the flexibility and convenience of the car.

It has a top speed of 250 kph (155 mph) and Ockels envisions it running on a dedicated highway. But it’s not just high-speed transport from A to B, Ockels says — the Superbus can also use normal roads at normal speeds.

Richard Branson loves it, says Wubbo Ockels, former astronaut and creator of the super-fast, super-long Superbus.

“We’ve had interest from Las Vegas. We also had interest from Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the Netherlands,” Ockels said to CNN.

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