Opening of the Shoreham Branch of the London & Brighton Railway, 1840.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Coloured aquatint by Charles Hunt showing the crowds asembled to celebrate the opening of the Shoreham Branch of the London & Brighton Railway. In 1846 the London & Brighton Railway joined with the London & Croydon Railway to form the London Brighton & South Coast Railway. Published by W H Mason of 81 Kings Road, Brighton.