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OUR RAILWAYS.

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OUR RAILWAYS.

SKETCHES HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE,

WITH PRACTICAL INFORMATION
AS TO FARES AND RATES, ETC., AND
A CHAPTER ON RAILWAY REFORM.

BY JOSEPH PARSLOE.

Whatever facilitates or cheapens the interchange of commodities or
services-good roads, the locomotive, the steam ship, or the telegraph-pro-
motes abundance, and consequently ther aggregate of human comfort and
happiness.”

. NOV 1570
CODI FIANO

LONDON:
C. KEGAN PAUL & CO., 1, PATERNOSTER SQUARE.

1878.

232. f. 225.

THESE PAGES ARE, BY PERMISSION,

RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED TO

SAMPSON SAMUEL LLOYD, Esq., M.P.,

PRESIDENT OF

THE ASSOCIATION OF CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE OF THE UNITED KINGDOM.

The Chambers of Commerce established in different parts of the country, and fairly representing all branches of our national industry, have, amongst the performance of other important functions, taken a prominent position in discussing numerous railway questions, especially those directly affecting commercial interests, and have at the same time materially assisted in bringing before Parliament sound public views of the same.

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