FAST MOVING WALKWAYS: THE PARIS TRANSPORT AUTHORITY'S TRAX

LES TROTTOIRS ROULANTS ACCELERES: LE TRAX DE LA RATP

After reviewing the history of moving walkways, and listing the principal systems proposed, the writer, who is the inventor of TRAX, describes in detail the principles and operation of this fast walkway which can carry pedestrians at a speed of 12 km/h over several hundred metres. The article concludes with references to developments in the United States and elsewhere and a chronological list.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Francais

    92 rue Bonaparte
    75 Paris 6e,   France 
  • Authors:
    • Patin, P
  • Publication Date: 1980-2

Language

  • French

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00314874
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1980 12:00AM