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National Pneumatic Railway Association

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1835 Prospectus issued for £200,000. Based on the system of Atmospheric Railway by Professor Faraday and Dr. Lardner.[1]

1837 Henry Pinkus, inventor of the Atmospheric Railway arranged for his company, the National Pneumatic Railway Association to test the system with the Birmingham, Bristol and Thames Junction Railway using half a mile of that line beside the Kensington Canal but this trial was unsuccessful.

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Sources of Information

  1. Morning Post - Tuesday 05 May 1835
  • The Engineer 1901/12/27