Guest, Charlotte. Extracts from her Journal, 1833–1852. Editor Bessborough, Vere Brabazon Ponsonby, John Murray.
and on a train...
17 June 1850: The South Wales Railway opened between Chepstow...
17 June 1850
The South Wales Railway
opened between Chepstow and Swansea. Lady Charlotte Guest
, one of the travellers on it, reported wonderful speed by the first train on her journey, which covered the distance between...