Schools Exhibition - objections to railway

Resource Type: Image | Posted on 14th November 2011 by Liam Physick

This page informs the reader about the research conducted by pupils at Longton Lane Junior School on the arguments advanced at the time both in favour of and against the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. As the page succintly expresses it, “It is hard now to imagine that in 1829 there were people who were as afraid of the coming of the railway as some folk now are of the silicone chip, but it was so.”

Schools Exhibition - objections to railway

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Categorised under: The Station & Railway Pioneers

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