Who Invented the First Railway?

Answer

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.
Q&A Related to "Who Invented the First Railway"
in 1820's.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/When_was_railways_invent...
Origins [edit] Ancient world The earliest evidence of a railway found thus far was the 6 to 8.5 km long Diolkos wagonway, which transported boats across the Isthmus of Corinth in
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=200806...
Joseph James Stevens invented the Semaphore or first danger signal
http://www.chacha.com/question/who-invented-danger...
Ik
http://www.blurtit.com/q480798.html
3 Additional Answers
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.
Explore this Topic
Advances in railways took place throughout the nineteenth century but the Liverpool to Manchester railway opened in 1830. ...
George Stephenson is the inventor of the first steam engines for railways in the 18th century and Richard Trevithick of 1771-1833, was the first person to introduce ...
Eugene Rimmel invented the first mascara in the 19th century. A more modern mascara was invented by T.L. Williams in 1913. The mascara that is used today was invented ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com