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Bradshaw and the Victorians

In his popular television programme, Great British Railway Journeys, Michael Portillo uses Bradshaw’s Tourist Handbook to navigate the British rail network.  However, Bradshaw was most famous for his monthly timetable, known as Bradshaw’s Railway Guide. For nineteenth-century passengers, the complexity of Bradshaw’s Guide … Continue reading

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