Advancements in communications such as the telegraph greatly led to more

Advancements in communications such as the telegraph

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Advancements in communications such as the telegraph greatly led to more efficient transportation, especially with railroads. Messages were able to be sent to rail stations much faster than by rail and each rail station was able to receive communications regarding arrival times and any other vital information that they were unable to receive before. 4
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