Elon Musk Tweets Video of 'Disturbingly Long' Tunnel Under Hawthorne - NBC Southern California

Elon Musk Tweets Video of 'Disturbingly Long' Tunnel Under Hawthorne

The tunnel runs about 2 miles under the streets of Hawthorne, where Musk's SpaceX headquarters is located

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    Elon Musk Tweets Video of 'Disturbingly Long' Tunnel Under Hawthorne
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    FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018, file photo SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk speaks in Hawthorne, Calif. Musk says he's planning to offer the public free rides through a tunnel he bored under a Los Angeles suburb to test a new type of transportation system. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

    Elon Musk has tweeted a new video of a tunnel constructed under a Los Angeles suburb to test a new type of transportation system.

    Musk tweeted Saturday that he walked the length of the tunnel and commented that it is "disturbingly long."

    The tunnel runs about 2 miles  under the streets of Hawthorne, where Musk's SpaceX headquarters is located.

    Musk envisions a transportation system in which vehicles or people pods are moved through tunnels on electrically powered platforms called skates.

    He plans to show off the test tunnel with an opening party on Dec. 10 and offer free rides the next day.

    Musk has proposed a tunnel across western Los Angeles and another between a subway line and Dodger Stadium.

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