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You might want to read this: http://www.daniel-irimia.com/2012/04/19/daryl-oster-vs-henri.... It's been done as a research project in Romania. Not sure if it can be patented...



Transporting mining material, freight, etc. seems like an excellent proving ground. Much less chance of a disaster killing someone and killing the project. Often there's a large amount that has to go from one place to another place, not people who have many different places to go. I guess the only problem is that freight often doesn't have to move fast. If it takes your mining output an extra 8 hours to get to processing it doesn't matter. If it takes a person an extra 8 hours, they'll pay less or use other forms of transport, or require stopping stations...




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