The National Archives Podcast Series

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Listen to talks, lectures and other events presented by The National Archives of the United Kingdom.


God's Wonderful Railway

November 14th, 2008

Episode 62 of 474 episodes

Find out how the development of the railways transformed the landscape of Great Britain and became the agent of enormous social change. Bruno Derrick explores the early years of the Great Western Railway, from its foundation to the death of Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1859, and brings to light the vast collection of records in the custody of The National Archives.