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Pneumatic Tube Calendar

17 February 1863 (155 years ago)
Commissioning underground Pneumatic Tube Mail railway in London, Great Britain

24 October 1864 (154 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Hamburg, Germany

18 November 1865 (153 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Berlin Germany

11 November 1866 (152 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Paris, France

26 February 1870 (148 years ago)
Alfred Ely Beach's experimental pneumatic subway opened in New York

31 October 1874 (144 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail railway in London, Great Britain out of business

15 February 1875 (143 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Vienna Austria

1 October 1879 (139 years ago)
The Mix & Genest company was founded on 1 October 1879 by the businessman Wilhelm Mix and the engineer Werner Genest in Berlin-Schöneberg

1 March 1893 (125 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Philadelphia USA

7 October 1897 (121 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail New York USA

20 December 1897 (120 years ago)
Initial Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Boston USA

19 April 1898 (120 years ago)
Underground pneumatic tube mail service connected the central Philadelphia post office with Pennsylvania and Reading terminals

1 August 1898 (120 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail connects the New York City and Brooklyn post offices, carrying mail below ground in tubes

4 March 1899 (119 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Prague, Czech

4 April 1910 (108 years ago)
Commission Pneumatic Tube Mail Algiers, Algeria

30 June 1918 (100 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail Boston USA temporarily discontinued

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

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 (67 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail Boston USA out of business

31 December 1953 (64 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail system New York USA out of business

5 July 1962 (56 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail Algiers, Algeria, out of business

29 February 1964 (54 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail Marseille France out of business

23 May 1967 (51 years ago)
Commissioning Großrohrpost Hamburg, Germany

30 April 1984 (34 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail system Paris France out of business

13 August 2002 (16 years ago)
Prague (Czech) is flooded, damaging the Pneumatic Tube Mail system beyond repair

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