Our Annual General Meeting will be followed by an illustrated talk by our very own committee member Dennis Sheen.
The story provides a brief outline of the gradual development of the early English railway system.
From Newcomen to efficient steam locomotives; wooden tracks to usable tracks; from public resistance and disbelief to realisation of the benefits of the world’s first commercial railways.
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