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Defining Moments: How Traveling by Train Ushered in the Era of Time Zones Discovered a fascinating job in late 19th century London: train timekeepers. Stations in cities across England wanted to keep track of London time, aka railway time. Railway workers would set their watches, ri... snarfed.org
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@snarfed I found this episode of Causality about Kipton train crash in 1891 fascinating in how it resulted in improvements in timekeeping synchronization. I learned the origin of the phrase “on the Ball.” / @johnchidgey