Ian Hislop: The Trains That Changed The World – 27 August 2021 – 27/8/2021 – Friday – Channel 5


The Industrial Revolution was the single most crucial event in the creation of the modern railway, and one train from that era, Stephenson’s Rocket, came to symbolise the new age of steam. Cameras illustrate the Rocket’s innovative design and how it altered Britain’s economy from localised rural sectors to the worldwide networks we know today.

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