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The Liverpool & Manchester Railway (Book)

Code: AB006
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Formally opened on 15 September 1830, the Liverpool & Manchester Railway was the world’s first inter-city passenger railway, and the first operated from the outset by locomotives. Dogged by controversy during its construction, and on the opening day itself when an MP was run-down by a train, the Liverpool & Manchester turned tragedy into triumph, opening the age of rail travel.

Drawing from first-hand accounts of the railway, this book hopes to shed some light on what it was like to travel on the Liverpool & Manchester in 1830, from booking tickets to riding in a carriage, providing a mile-by-mile guide to the line and what is left of George Stephenson’s masterpiece after 185 years of railway development.

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• Author - Anthony Dawson
• 96 pages
• 100 Illustrations
• Size - 235 x 165mm
• Paperback
• ISBN - 9781445661889
• Publication Date - 15 Aug 2016

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