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railways

We asked historian Shirin Hirsch from our neighbours, People’s History Museum, to explain the politics of the time around 1830 and why the opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway turned out to be such a rebellious and highly charged day.

An old fashioned railway station booking hall with wooden floors, wooden counters and pale walls

Long before this museum stood on the site of Liverpool Road Station there was an “unofficial” museum here displaying some railway treasures.