Air-Propelled Train

A silent means of mass transit. (Read the full article)

"Air-propelled trains go right back to Brunel and his atmospheric railway in South Devon, England, in the 1840s! The service lasted a few months and was then withdrawn as a failure. One reason it flopped was that rats kept gnawing at the wax and leather that was used to seal the pipes. "
(Carl 1/5/2005 12:16:31 AM )
"...and here's a link to more information: http://www.thehistorynet.com/bh/blbrunelrailway/index1.html"
( 1/5/2005 12:20:23 AM )
"Brunel was there, did that."
(Don Fagan 5/5/2005 5:18:26 PM )
"who invented air-propelled trains"
(jkashjk 12/4/2006 11:54:56 AM )
"how r they built"
(harry 12/12/2006 6:28:06 PM )
"Here is a nifty visualization of the future - from 1958. This is more what Bradbury had in mind years earlier.


(From Air-Propelled Train Design)
"
( 8/17/2007 11:23:15 PM )

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