Video Duration 02 minutes 51 seconds

The Netherlands explores an alternative to short-haul flights

The Netherlands aims to be the first to develop the hyperloop and plans to open a European centre in Groningen next year.

Instead of taking a short-haul flight, why not go by tube?

Not the traditional underground trains, but speeding as fast as an airliner through what is called a hyperloop.

Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from the Netherlands.