Podcast Episode 2: The Necropolis Train

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Welcome to the 2nd episode of The Queen is not Amused. Those weird and wonderful Victorians hit upon an exceptionally genius method of taking care of their dead, after suffering from decades of overcrowded graveyards, decaying bodies contaminating the water, and the hazards of digging inside cemeteries with unmarked graves in them.

Take a trip down the London Necropolis Railway, the first purpose-built train to carry corpses from London to a remote cemetery in Surrey.

 

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