Trains That Changed The World

October 2020
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The Industrial Revolution was the single most important event in the development of the modern railway and one train from that era came to symbolise the new age of steam - Stephenson’s Rocket.
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The railroads ended slavery in the USA, but trains can be agents of oppression too. The British Empire built railways to rule the world, enabling it to control the empire.
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The stories behind the most important trains in history and their impact on the world, beginning with a look at the first locomotives during the Industrial Revolution.
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