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Trivia about transport in Stoke-on-Trent


The 19th century engineer Thomas Telford built the second Harecastle tunnel for the Trent and Mersey canal.

Police horses

Silver, Jumbo, Nigger, Yank and Jubilee were names of Stoke-on-Trent police horses in the 1960s.


The rail historian Allan Baker described the Potteries loop Line as "Seven miles 24 chains of undulating, curving and steeply -graded line"

The North Staffordshire Railway Company (The Knotty) brought the assets of the Trent and Mersey Canal Co. which included Rudyard Lake.






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