The town is on the Great North Road, on which it was formerly an important coaching station.
It is the terminus of the railway, and a coaching station on the famous "Prince of Wales" route (named after King Edward VII.) from Cork to Glengarriff and Killarney.
Its situation at the junction of two great roads from the west of England made it an important coaching station, and some Soo coaches formerly passed through it daily.
The meeting of roads from Bath, Frome, Shaftesbury and Salisbury made Warminster a busy coaching centre.
They're coaching him, the Watcher said softly.
How long will you be coaching in my territory?
Passenger carriages were originally modelled on the stage-coaches which they superseded, and they are often still referred to as " coaching stock."
Marlborough, from its position on the Great Bath Road, was a famous coaching centre.
The town was an important coaching centre, and there was a large local industry in the manufacture of whips.
In summer, coaching tours discharge numbers of visitors daily; the railway station is Bettws (London & NorthWestern railway).
Hoddesdon was a famous coaching station on the Old North Road; and the Bull postinghouse is mentioned in Matthew Priol's "Down Hall."
The main roads laid out as arteries of intercommunication by the Romans, suffered to fall into neglect, and revived in the coaching days of the beginning of the 19th century, fell into a second period of comparative neglect when the railway system was completed; but they have recovered a very large share of their old importance in consequence of the development of motortraffic. Following the Roman roads, the high roads of the Eastern Division very frequently run along the crests of ridges or escarpments; but in the Western Division they are, as a rule, forced by the more commanding relief of the country to keep to the river valleys and cross the rougher districts through the dales and passes.
The highways of England, the old coaching roads, are among the best in the world, being generally of a beautiful smoothness and well maintained; they vary, naturally, in different districts, but in many even the local roads are superior to some main roads in other countries.