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The "budget airlines" of the Victorians

Duration: 01:54

The introduction of cheap rail excursions gave a new found freedom to the working classes.

Available since: Mon 14 Jan 2013

This clip is from

Locomotion: Dan Snow's History of Railways Episode 2

2/3 Tracing the development of the railways from simple tracks to a truly national network.

First broadcast: 22 Jan 2013

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