Somerset author chronicles trials and tribulations of train passengers (From Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News)
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Somerset author chronicles trials and tribulations of train passengers
7:00am Saturday 16th February 2013 in News
A SOMERSET author’s new book gives an insight into the thoughts of Britain’s early railway passengers before 1870.
The Trials, Tribulations (And Triumphs) Of The Early Railway Passengers by M.E. Quick features letters by passengers of the day, moaning about everything from late trains to smoky carriages, with published illustrations highlighting social attitudes towards trains