Dangerous days on the Victorian railways : feuds, frauds, robberies and riots / Terry Deary.

By: Deary, Terry, 1946- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Phoenix, 2015Description: 224 pages ; 20 cmISBN: 9781780226361 (pbk.) :; 1780226365 (pbk.) :Subject(s): Railroads -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Railroads -- Great Britain -- Safety measures -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 385.094109034 LOC classification: HE3018Summary: Often recognised as having revolutionised travel and industrial Britain, Victorian railways were perilous. Few other histories honour the lives of the people killed or injured by the diseases and disasters which accounted for thousands of deaths. The victims of the Victorian railways had names, lives and families, and they deserve to be remembered.
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Originally published: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2014.

Includes index.

Often recognised as having revolutionised travel and industrial Britain, Victorian railways were perilous. Few other histories honour the lives of the people killed or injured by the diseases and disasters which accounted for thousands of deaths. The victims of the Victorian railways had names, lives and families, and they deserve to be remembered.

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