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Blog Boring Company Pitching Freight Business

TMC Staff

May 19, 2017
The Boring Co. is pitching a freight business that would transport containers through tunnels that are 21 feet in diameter, nearly twice as wide as the tunnels it has been digging.

According to Bloomberg, which obtained a copy of the pitch:

The new pitch for Boring Co.’s planned freight-tunnel business shows three ways that freight could be transported through its tunnels. One image shows a standard 8-foot tall shipping container, which barely fits into a standard Boring Co. tunnel. The next shows the same container in a much roomier 21-foot-in-diameter tunnel, and the last shows two containers fitting side by side in the 21-foot tunnel, separated by 1 foot of space.

To date, the Boring Co. has only worked on projects to transport passengers. Chief Executive Elon Musk’s vision for the company is to create tunnels around...

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