Who Invented the First Train?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 10, 2020 9:17:33 AM ET
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In 1825, the first public railway came into existence when George Stephenson built the Stockton Darlington railway line. In 1830, George Stephenson built the railway between Liverpool and Manchester. Earlier, on July 25, 1814, he had tested his first locomotive on the Cillingwood railway with eight wagons loaded with coal.

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