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Railways radically altered all produce markets removing the old requirement for cows to be kept close to the city in order to provide fresh milk, fish could come from Aberdeen without being smoked or smelly, potatoes from Lincolnshire without wearing out teams of horses. Long distance speedy supply opened up the opportunity for railhead markets.
Eric Reynolds continues our look at London's markets.
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