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Railway air brake

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  1. An air brake is a conveyance braking system applied by means of compressed air

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  2. a type of brake operated by compressed air and used on locomotives and railroad cars

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  3. Modern trains rely upon a fail-safe air brake system that is based upon a design patented by George Westinghouse on March 5, 1872

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  4. The Westinghouse Air Brake Company (WABCO) was subsequently organized to manufacture and sell Westinghouse's invention

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  5. In various forms, it has been nearly universally adopted

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