Pneumatic railway


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Plans were even put forward for a pneumatic railway under the English Channel in 1869.
Replacing existing pneumatic railway brake for modern hydraulic brakes will reduce operating costs throughout the life of the fixed technical brakes and reduces energy costs of the brake assembly to the rails.
In 1866, an Act of Parliament had been passed for the construction of a pneumatic railway using compressed air or a vacuum, but the plan was eventually dropped in favour of steam.
Particularly good examples of this are in the extensive account of Thomas Prosser's patent guide wheels as demonstrated at Wimbledon and the pneumatic railway in the grounds of the Crystal Palace.
A THE pneumatic railway in the grounds of Crystal Palace first ran in 1864.