When did mail coaches operate?

When did mail coaches operate?Regular mail coaches began to run in England in the 1780s. Armed guards travelled on them to protect them from highwaymen. By 1800 regular stage coach services were running between all the big towns and those carrying mails ran to a fast timetable. ‘Fast’ meant an average of 8 km an hour.

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