Manage episode 252203967 series 1436791
The railway is here. What a change Britain was about to see! A herald of a new age, and new way of life. Something new in human history. This episode covers;
The English landscape and the train 1820-1840.
Early trains & popular .
Canal and coach monopolies.
Slum clearance & Agar Town.
A riot in Basingstoke.
Triumph of the railways.
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