Going Electric

In the 19th century, electric trains were seen as a cleaner alternative to smoke- and soot-belching steam locomotives. The first electric trams appeared in the 1880s, with electric trains following in the 20th century. Cheaper diesel-electric engines arrived in the 1930s.

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