The Growth of London's Railway Milk Trade, c. 1845–1914

  title={The Growth of London's Railway Milk Trade, c. 1845–1914},
  author={Peter Joshua Atkins},
  journal={The Journal of Transport History},
  pages={208 - 226}
  • P. Atkins
  • Published 1 September 1978
  • Economics
  • The Journal of Transport History
As a city ofover two million inhabitants, mid-nineteenth-century London had to cast its net far and wide to procure the quantity, quality and variety of food it required. Local self-sufficiency had long since withered in response to the expansion and sheer scale of the built-up area, the easing ofcommunication problems with other parts ofthe country, and the development ofefficient supply organization. I One foodstuff, however, still came largely from the immediate environs of the city… 

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