"Turton and Edgworth Station, Lancashire, 26 March 1928."
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"The coming of the railways meant that people who lived in small towns like this were able to travel much more quickly and easily, and could take more holidays and day trips. It also meant that people did not have to live in the town that they worked in as they could commute to work. At this time over 200 million journeys were made each year by commuters."