Pneumatic railway


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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.
A THE pneumatic railway in the grounds of Crystal Palace first ran in 1864.