S.12 The Fifth Transport Mode: State of Play 2021

Session 12 | June 15th | 15.00 - 16.30 CET | STREAM 5 

Session Description

The session ‘the fifth transport mode: state of play 2021’ will present the current state of development in the state-of-the-art approaches to the fifth transport mode.  As well tube transport, pipelines and hyperloop are going through changes culminating in new approaches and projects.  These alternative modes and the Physical Internet have a lot to offer one another.  The session will go into the current developments and how network thinking is the way forward. 
Chair:  Kris Neyens. Manager Internationalisation, VIL Flanders Spearhead Cluster for Logistics 


  • Michel Leyseele. Managing Director at Pipelink. Pipeline networks: a fully-fledged mode of transportation 
  • Phil Davies. Co-Founder & Commercial Director at Magway Limited. Turning a revolutionary delivery utility into a reality: The West London Zero Emission Freight Alliance 
  • Juan Vicén Balaguer. Cofounder & CMO at Zeleros Hyperloop. Developing the scalable hyperloop system for the world 
  • Carlo M. Borghini, Executive Director at SHIFT2RAIL. The need for interoperability and synergised progress 



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