Historical information

Reports on a Science Congress in Adelaide and a speech by Robert Risson about future transport possible systems - all types such as conveyor belts, air cushion vehicles, magnetic cushions, pneumatic tubes, moving footpaths, jet-propelled vehicles, gas turbine and diesel electric buses. These are known as "gadgetbahns" mooted proposals that seldom come to commercial fruition. His main emphasis was on the future all-electric tram fleet that was proposed for Melbourne. Also notes underground systems such as San Francisco. Item by Science Writer Frank Campbell.


Yields information about possible future transport systems - gadgetbahns

Physical description

Newspaper clipping - "The Silent line" and "On the move the mod way" - The Herald "18-8-1969"