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Victorian Transport

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Back in Victorian Times, railways dominated transport. Only the rich could afford the fares. ... In the late Victorian era German Karl Benz built the first motor car. ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Victorian Transport


1
Victorian Transport
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Horse Travel
  • Back in Victorian Times there were no cars or
    aeroplanes.
  • People got around on trams and also Horse Drawn
    Carriages.
  • Richer people travelled in a hansom cab which
    only held one person and they were faster than
    trams.

3
Water Transport
  • Horses pulled grand narrowboats up canals.
  • The horses walked on toe paths alongside the
    canal.
  • Only rich people could afford the narrowboats.
  • The poor Victorians travelled on a ferry called
    a floating bridge.

4
The Railways
  • Back in Victorian Times, railways dominated
    transport.
  • Only the rich could afford the fares.
  • Queen Victoria loved to travel by rail, she had
    her own custom carriage built.

5
The Motor Car
  • In the late Victorian era German Karl Benz built
    the first motor car.
  • It had three wheels and a two stoke engine.
  • Despite being laughed upon for three years it
    became a big hit in Europe.

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