The whole arrangement is simple and cheap in first cost, and it lends itself admirably to fast track-laying and to repairs and changes of line.
From the early days of railways parliament has also been careful to provide for the safety of the public by inserting in the general or special acts definite conditions, and by laying upon the Board of Trade the duty of protecting the public using a railway.
In general it is not curvature, but change of curvature, that presents difficulty in the laying-out of a line.
After laying down the principle of individual responsibility, he appeals for charity and mutual consideration (xiv.
The next attempt at laying an Atlantic cable was made in 1865, the necessary capital being again raised in England.