Full Steam Ahead

The Age of Steam was an era of extraordinary change that transformed every aspect of British life, from trade and transportation to health and recreation. Historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands, and Peter Ginn chart the glorious evolution of rail transportation and how it left its mark on every aspect of life, landscape and culture.

Episodes

Air Date: April 15, 2017 - 58:44
Increased leisure time and affordable rail transport brought new freedom for working-class Victorians.