Tamis Provides Line Management Solutions to Maryland Zoo

The Tamis Corporation supplied a Tensabarrier line management system to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore for its recently-opened “Jones Fall Zephyr” train ride.

Thirty Tensabarrier posts were placed at the train station.  This retractable belt and post system provides an efficient and clearly-designated waiting line for the ride.

The new $2.6 million ride, which opened on June 30, is a detailed scale replica of a Southern Pacific Railroad locomotive built in 1863.  The miniature train departs the station for a 10-minute, one-mile ride throughout the zoo.  Maryland First Lady Katie O’Malley and her sons were the first to board the Zephyr for its inaugural run after a dedication ceremony.

The Tensabarrier posts at the station also feature sign holders upon which signs informing patrons about the line entrance and line direction are attached.

Author: Eric Mayhue

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