World’s first railway line was built in 1825 between coalfields combines two innovations steam engine and rail-mounted mining trucks. 1830, a new track opened to transport goods for export. 1830’s and 1840’s, the building of rail tracks and strong, iron bridges for new train routes meant that iron production doubled. 438 new lines between 1844 and 1846, 200000 men were employed. By 1848, 40 million train journeys were made in Britain. Before IR London to Edinburgh took 12 days by horse drawn carriage. 1836, travel time dropped to 2 days. Travel for holidays became more common some commodities, fresh flowers, and milk.