1833: Railways and docks


Isambard Kingdom Brunel is appointed Engineer of the Great Western Railway in 6 March 1833  and is commissioned by the Bristol Dock Company to report on the condition of the floating harbour in 1832.

The novel 'Is' for 9-12 year olds, about a girl Isabel Williams who thinks she is Isambard Brunel reborn, is published by Troll Carnival on April 9 2010.

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