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What Happened on September 27, 1825

Article: Fear as First Passenger Train Reaches 15mph

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Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Stephenson's "Locomotion No. 1" becomes the 1st steam locomotive to carry passengers on a public rail line, the Stockton and Darlington Railway in England

Engineer Known as the Father of Railways George Stephenson
Engineer Known as the Father of Railways
George Stephenson

1825 Highlights

About September 27, 1825

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 194 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra