#2765: Escelerator

The main reason that escalators and moving walkways can’t travel very much faster is that you can’t ask pedestrians to step off a still floor onto a high speed moving platform.

Today’s invention solves that issue by providing a number of separate conveyors, each travelling slightly faster than the one before (at the loading end -and vv at the unloading end).

(I’ve just been told that something like this idea appears in a book by Philip K Dick, so it may not be original after all).

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