Monthly Archives: December 2010

New photos of the Holloway machine

Here are some new photos of a four meter section of the Holloway road machine that  were restored in 2010 and can now be seen at the London Transport Museum Depot in Acton. If you can’t go to Acton soon, … Continue reading

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Helical escalators and underground stations

Many cities around the world confront problems with their old underground transportation systems. Some of these systems are centuries old and require urgent modernization to withstand the updated demands and standards. Stations equipped solely with elevators exist in many of … Continue reading

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Helixator for La tour Eiffel

La tour Eiffel is the most visited structure in the world. With recent 6 million tourists per year it reached more than 230 million visitors in the 120 years it stands. At present, the increasing numbers of annual visitors creates … Continue reading

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