changed very quickly in the period 1700-1900 as a result of
an increased need for better methods of moving goods, new
technologies and large scale investment in the countries infra-structure
changes came in several stages. First Roads were improved,
then Canals were built and finally the Railway was developed.
Each change had an impact upon life in the country, each shortened
travel times over longer distances and each enabled industrialists
to seek new markets in previously out of reach areas of the
country. Likewise they enabled more raw materials and goods
to be shipped to and from factories, providing further impetus
to the industrial age.
a form of transport from the list below to find out more about
changes in the way we moved around the country.