Punch, 49 (1865), 243.
The Glut of Railway Bills
A Voice from the Viaduct
Railways, Time, Accidents, Government
Drawing attention to 'the great number of branch lines' used as an excuse for 'Railway unpunctuality', warns that as branch lines multiply 'so are the chances of stoppage and accident'. Noting the 450 applications for new railways published in The Times, argues that rejecting these applications would be the best way of preventing railway delays.
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