The report on the problems of having multiple gauges, which led to the 1846 gauge act mandating standard gauge for all future railways.
This document was published in 1846 by Her Majesty's Government.
It was written by The Gauge Commission.
The original document format was Bound Volume, and comprised 487 pages.
This document was kindly sourced from Barry Turvin and is in our Technical documents collection. It was added to the Archive on 21st January 2012 by the Archivist.
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