Animation of Air-Line carriage


Welcome to the Cash Railway Website

... covering Cash Ball, wire systems and pneumatic tubes that carried cash between sales points and the cash office in shops and department stores from the 1880s to the present day.

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Operating the Rapid Wire system  at Dartford Museum


The cash carrier rides again! Staff at the Art of Coffee café in Bangkok use a pulley system to collect customers' money and send their orders during the Coronavirus pandemic.



Robin Adcroft
We record with sadness that Robin Adcroft, who was an enthusiastic collector and restorer of cash carrier equipment, passed away on 16 September, 2018. He provided much material for this website and is greatly missed.


Site last updated 24/03/20