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Transport


§ Canals

— a canal journey

— Grand Surrey Canal

— Regent's Canal

§  Railways, Above Ground

§ Companies

— list of ticket offices for each company

§ Financing and Shares

— railway 'bubbles'

§ Hotels

— see Housing - Hotels

§ Lines

— Blackwall, Shadwell and Limehouse to Fenchurch St

— Brighton, Folkestone, Dover to London Bridge

— Deptford to London Bridge (1) (2)

— Great Western Railway

— Kensington Railway

— lines out of London

— London and South-Western Railway

— North London Line

— railway lines and navigating London

§ Perception of

— poor conditions

— 'progress'

— 'railway miseries' (Punch, 1846)

— the Royal train, 1843

— safety

— smoking carriages

— third class carriages

§ Stations

— Bricklayer’s Arms

— Cannon Street 1866 (South Eastern Railway)

— Charing Cross 1864 (South Eastern Railway); see also Markets - Hungerford Market

— Clapham Junction

— Euston, 1837

— 'A London Railway Station'

— King’s Cross 1852

— list of stations and companies

— Liverpool Street 1874

— London Bridge

— Paddington

— a railway bookstall

— St Pancras (1) (2)

— Shoreditch Station

— 'travellers refreshing themselves'

— Waterloo Road

§ Ticketing

— ticket machines

§ Railways, Underground

— building of

— Central London Railway (Central Line)

— description

— Gower Street (c.1873 from Routledge's Guide)

— humour

— opening of (Metropolitan Railway)

§ River

§ Boat Hire

— boat hire

§ Steamers / Steamboats

— accidents

— 'The boat of all work'

— character of

— history of steamers (1) (2)

— 'La Marguerite' leaving Tilbury

— 'a moonlight excursion'

— passenger safety

— a steamboat (photograph)

— steam launches

— Thames steam ferry

— timetable, routes and fares

§ Road

§ Bicycles

— advert, 1899 - included within advert for gent's outfitters

— and women's dress

— the bicycle craze

— bicycling as sport

— early bicycles / velocipedes

— Herne Hill Velodrome

— police regulation (1903)

— tandem

§ Cabs

— 'the cab horse' (1) (2)

— cab-stands

— cabriolets

— cab-masters

— Cabmen's Shelters Fund

— character of cabs and cabmen

— 'Concerning Cabs'

— "Curricle Tribus" (patented cab)

— fares and regulation

— Hackney Coaches, 'Growlers'

— Hansom cabs

— history of cabs in London

— 'Left in a Cab'

— lost property (Dickens's Dictionary)

— a night cabman (1) (2)

— police regulation (1903)

— "quartobus" (patented cab)

— smallpox, fear of

— "tribus" (patented cab)

— watermen, see character of cabs and cabmen

§ Carriages, Coaches, Vans & Waggons

see also Coaching Clubs

— Amempton carriage

— barouche

— basket-carriage

— brougham

— cab-phaeton

— 'The Carrier's Horse'

— 'The Carriage Horse'

— 'The Coachhouse and stables' (Mrs. Beeton)

— coaching, character of

— coaching inns

— coaching inns, for individual inns, see Entertainment - Drinking

— curricle

— dog-cart (1) (2, from ILN 1851)

— droshky (from ILN, 1845)

— expense of keeping a carriage

— hiring carriages

— hiring horses from job-masters

— landau

— lists of types of carriage (1) (2) (3)

— locomotion in the 1830s

— pantechnicon van

— phaeton

— piletum

— 'Sociable'

— stage coaches, top speeds

— types of carriage

— waggons, 1840s

§ Cars and Automotive Vehicles

— early days

— the horseless carriage

— road-steamers

§ Embankments

see Thames, Embankments

§ New Roads

— Commercial Road

— Queen Victoria Street 1867-71

— Shaftesbury Avenue 1886

§ Omnibuses

— bus-stops

— character and history

— conductors ('cads')

— ladies on omnibuses (1) (2) (3)

— London General Omnibus Company

— omnibus horses

— omnibus routes

— social status

§ Paving and street furniture

— cleaning pavements

— conditions in Bethnal Green, 1848

— road-making

— street signs

— types of pavement

— ventilator shafts

§ Toll Gates

— toll keepers

— toll reform

— toll roads

§ Traffic

— animals

— 'London driving'

— traffic

— traffic outside Royal Exchange c.1896

§ Traffic Lights

§ Trams

— horses and trams

— lines and prices

— police duties (1903)

— tramways

§ Walking

— walking in London

§ Sea

— The Great Eastern