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A form of continuous air braking system developed for railway trains

1875 Two trains of the Caledonian Railway were fitted with the Steel-McInnes air brake system as an experiment[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Nov 24, 1876
  • The 14 types of continuous brake in use in 1876 were described in The Times, Nov 24, 1876.