Punch,  15 (1848), 135.

Our Own Little Railway Once More!



Reportage, Drollery


Railways, Telegraphy

People mentioned:

Isambard K Brunel

    Reports on a meeting of the shareholders in Punch's troubled fictional railway line. Reports on discussions for working the line, and thinks that re-establishing existing parts of the line will only result in trains carrying 'nothing but misery'. Claims that the electric telegraph alongside the line 'is let out for the purpose of drying clothes'.

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