Dangerous Days on the Victorian Railways
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The Victorians risked more than delays when travelling by train. While engineers vied for fame and fortune, they saw brakes as a luxury and boilers tended to explode. In this fact-packed and accessible title the creator of the bestselling Horrible Histories books explores the early years of British railways to give credit where it's due, level blame where appropriate, and remember the workers and passengers who paid the ultimate price. Dangerous Days series.