New Underground Freight Transportation Technologies-State of the Art


New technologies for underground freight transportation (UFT) are reviewed here. This paper compares them and discusses the pros and cons of each case. Then, an in-depth treatment of the PCP (pneumatic capsule pipeline) for UFT is presented, and implications for the world in using PCP to improve freight transportation are discussed.

  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Pneumatic Capsule Pipeline (PCP)
  • Induction Motor (LIM) Pump
  • Other UFT Systems
  • Conclusions
  • References

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