Further your research

Frederick S. Williams, 'Our iron roads', (1884)

Christian Wolmar, 'Fire & steam: a new history of the railways in Britain', (2007)

Derek Aldcroft and Michael Freeman (eds.), 'Transport in the Industrial Revolution', (1983)

Philip S. Bagwell, 'The transport revolution from 1770', (1974)

Philip Bagwell and Peter Lyth, 'Transport in Britain: from canal lock to gridlock', (2002)

Frederick Clifford, 'A history of private bill legislation', (1885)

W.T. Jackman, 'The development of transportation in modern England', (1916)

Witnesses before Parliament: a guide to the database of witnesses in committees on opposed private bills, 1771-1917, House of Lords Record Office Memorandum No. 85, (1997)

John R. Day and John Reed, 'The story of London’s Underground', (2005)

Related information

Current parliament business on the topic of transport

External links

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