Trains and cars have long been our most popular forms of transport.
A 1953 view of Liverpool Central (Upper) Station shows it well used. When the upper level was demolished, the line was electrified to Hunts Cross and its lower level became the hub of the Merseyrail network (courtesy Liverpool Record Office and British Railways Board).
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Travel across the Mersey was revolutionised with the opening of the Queensway tunnel, in July 1934. King George V and Queen Mary were in attendance
Britain's last steam locomotive passenger service drew crowds at Liverpool. The Stanier engine 'Oliver Cromwell' was on its way to Carlisle via Manchester on August 14, 1968.