Originally railway entrepreneurs saw trains as a means to transport raw materials, stock and goods. But soon realised there was money to be made transporting people. The railways also created an army of engineers, managers and accountants.

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Stuart Woodman

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Episode complete credited cast:
Liz McIvor Liz McIvor ... Herself - Presenter
Jane Humphries Jane Humphries ... Herself - Economics Historian (as Prof Jane Humphries)
Lucy Newton Lucy Newton ... Herself - Historian, Henley Business School (as Dr Lucy Newton)
Robert Beaumont Robert Beaumont ... Himself - Author, 'The Railway King'
Daniel Martin Daniel Martin ... Himself - Industrial Historian, Derby Museums
William Ashworth William Ashworth ... Himself - Historian, University of Liverpool (as Dr William Ashworth)
Mark Rand Mark Rand ... Himself - Friends of the Settle-Carlisle Line
Simon Bradley Simon Bradley ... Himself - Author. 'St Pancras Station'
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Originally railway entrepreneurs saw trains as a means to transport raw materials, stock and goods. But soon realised there was money to be made transporting people. The railways also created an army of engineers, managers and accountants.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 2016 (UK) See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color
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