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: March 18, 2017 - 58:44
Railway companies begin to develop ways of moving people, rather than just goods, around the country.
Air Date: March 11, 2017 - 58:45
Introduction of steam railways in the early 19th century changed Britain in a way no one could have predicted.