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History of British Train Travel

History of British Train Travel

February 6, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Train travel has come a long way since the 1800’s when it first originated in Salamanca. This infographic depicts exactly how much train travel has changed and where it’s at today. This includes the initial development of the first electrified suburban railway in 1904, to 1948 when British rail was the biggest company in the world with 700,000 employees to the development of the channel tunnel in 1994 and the privatization of British Rail.

Royal Rides: How Britain’s Royal Family Gets Around

Royal Rides: How Britain’s Royal Family Gets Around

March 9, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The members of the Royal Family need a way to get to all of the more than 3,000 engagements they carry out each year. That’s where their Royal Carriages, cars, and other modes of transport factor in. This infographic from Confused.com breaks down their Royal rides, and find out what sets them apart from more everyday vehicles.