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Historical Pneumatic Tube Events Calendar

  1863
17 February 1863 (156 years ago)
Commissioning underground Pneumatic Tube Mail railway in London, Great Britain
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  1864
24 October 1864 (154 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Hamburg, Germany
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  1865
7 November 1865 (153 years ago)
The Pneumatic Railway between Holborn-hill and Euston-square formally opened
 
18 November 1865 (153 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Berlin Germany
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  1866
11 November 1866 (152 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Paris, France
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  1868
20 August 1868 (150 years ago)
Successful Pneumatic Despatch experiments at Battersea, London United Kingdom
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  1870
26 February 1870 (148 years ago)
Alfred Ely Beach's experimental pneumatic subway opened in New York
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  1874
31 October 1874 (144 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail railway in London, Great Britain out of business
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  1875
15 February 1875 (144 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Vienna Austria
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  1879
1 October 1879 (139 years ago)
The Mix & Genest company was founded by the businessman Wilhelm Mix and the engineer Werner Genest in Berlin-Schöneberg
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  1893
1 March 1893 (125 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Philadelphia USA
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  1897
7 October 1897 (121 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail New York USA
 
20 December 1897 (121 years ago)
Initial Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Boston USA
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  1898
19 April 1898 (120 years ago)
Underground pneumatic tube mail service connected the central Philadelphia post office with Pennsylvania and Reading terminals
 
7 July 1898 (120 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Rotterdam in the Netherlands
 
1 August 1898 (120 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail connects the New York City and Brooklyn post offices, carrying mail below ground in tubes
 
5 September 1898 (120 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Amsterdam in the Netherlands
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  1899
4 March 1899 (119 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Prague, Czech
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  1904
24 August 1904 (114 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Chicago, USA
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  1910
4 April 1910 (108 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Algiers, Algeria
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  1918
30 June 1918 (100 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail Boston USA temporarily discontinued
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  1926
1 August 1926 (92 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail Boston USA re-established, after being 8 years out of business
 
6 August 1926 (92 years ago)
The dedication of the Boston Postal Pneumatic Tube System
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  1950
28 April 1950 (68 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail between New York and Brooklyn (mail carried in tubes across the Brooklyn Bridge) ends because of repairs on the bridge and was never restored
 
31 December 1950 (68 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail Boston USA out of business
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  1953
31 December 1953 (65 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail system New York USA out of business
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  1962
5 July 1962 (56 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail Algiers, Algeria, out of business
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  1964
29 February 1964 (54 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail Marseille France out of business
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  1967
23 May 1967 (51 years ago)
Commissioning Großrohrpost Hamburg, Germany
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  1984
30 April 1984 (34 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail system Paris France out of business
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  2002
13 August 2002 (16 years ago)
Prague (Czech) is flooded, damaging the Pneumatic Tube Mail system beyond repair
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  2007
21 February 2007 (12 years ago)
Domain name buispost.eu has been claimed, the start of this website
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  2012
15 July 2012 (6 years ago)
Elon Musk first publicly mentions his version of the concept passenger and/or freight transportation, the Hyperloop
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  2018
12 December 2018 (0 years ago)
BUISPOST.EU becomes Pneumatic.Tube!