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TRANSPORT, COACHES, RAILWAYS AND CARS

1775: 400 registered stage coaches in Britain

1784: First regular mail-coach service in Britain

1785: Regular mail-coach service to Holyhead

1804: The first steam-powered vehicle on rails built by Trevithick at Penydarren, Wales

1807: The first passenger railway (horse-drawn) on the Mumbles line (Gower, Wales)

1825: Stocton and Darlington line opened for goods

1835: 700 mail and 3,300 stage coaches in Britain

1830: Manchester to Liverpool line opened for passengers

1874: Last mail-coach

1885: The first car in Britain was built

1895: About 15 cars on Britain's roads

1903: Cars first registered

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