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Railway expansion

The railways were one of the major reasons for rapid industrialisation in Britain. The development of railways, the impact of the building, economic implications and the results are all considered elsewhere.

Year

Miles

   

Year

Miles

   

Year

Miles

   

Year

Miles

1825

27

   

1834

298

   

1843

1952

   

1852

7336

1826

38

   

1835

338

   

1844

2148

   

1853

7686

1827

41

   

1836

403

   

1845

2441

   

1854

8054

1828

45

   

1837

540

   

1846

3036

   

1855

8280

1829

51

   

1838

742

   

1847

3945

   

1856

8707

1830

98

   

1839

970

   

1848

5127

   

1857

9094

1831

140

   

1840

1498

   

1849

6031

   

1858

9542

1832

166

   

1841

1775

   

1850

6621

   

1859

10002

1833

208

   

1842

1857

   

1851

6890

   

1860

10433


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