Who Invented the First Railway?

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George Stephenson is credited to have invented the railway. He was born at Wylam near Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1781, the son of a colliery fireman and invented the first workable steam railway locomotive. George Stephenson died in 1848 at his home - Tapton House - and is buried in Trinity Church, Chesterfield.
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Railways were invented by Germans; these primitive railed roads consisted of wooden rails over which horse-drawn wagons moved with greater ease than over dirt roads. However, George Stephenson is renowned as being the Father of Railways after he built the first public railway line in the world to use steam locomotives.
George Stephenson, british railway engineer invented the first workable steam railway locomotive.He was born at Wylam near Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1781, the son of a colliery fireman.
George Stephenson, British railway engineer who invented the initial workable steam railway locomotive, was born at Wylam near Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1781, the son of a colliery fireman.
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