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The rocket rainhill trials
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In the Rocket celebration was held to mark the th Anniversary of the On the first day of the Trials, disaster struck. Stephenson's Rocket was an early steam locomotive of wheel arrangement . It was built for, and won, the Rainhill Trials held by the Liverpool and. The Rainhill Locomotive Trials of The Liverpool and Manchester Railway, the first successful passenger carrying railway in the world, was begun in
Discover the story of Stephenson's Rocket and the Rainhill trials and meet the pioneers who assured the steam locomotive's place in history. The trial runs would take place on the km Rainhill Level, with timing over The running order was set as Novelty, Sans Pareil, Rocket and then Cycloped. Rainhill Trials. The competition began at Rainhill on 6th October, On the The final entry was the Rocket that had been entered by Robert Stephenson.
being the locomotive trials held at Rainhill during October .. measured trial runs, Rocket was the only entrant to successfully complete the entire test.