The video includes a brief history of the first purpose-built passenger railway and covers the main difference between a current and the first rail network.
1) The speed:
The first train was able to reach a speed of up to 35mph. At the moment the fastest train can travel with the speed of 267.8mph.
In the early days, only first-class passengers had a roof above their heads, everyone else has been exposed to the elements during their journey.
Now, at least everyone has a roof!
3) Stops and platforms:
At first, stops were by request but this quic