Star InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar Inactive
 

Some coaching inns doubled as railway stations [i]. By 1838 the mail coaches for Manchester, Liverpool and Carlisle were being transported on rail trucks between Euston and Birmingham. You can see the last Louth to London mail coach on a rail wagon in the picture below. [ii]

554.2CoachTrain.png554.2CoachTrain.png

[i] Richards, Jeffery & MacKenzie, John M. The Railway Station: A Social History (Oxford University Press, 1988)

[ii] British Postal Museum and Archive
http://www.postalheritage.org.uk/page/mail-coaches

 

Please publish modules in offcanvas position.