Liverpool and Manchester Railway 190th anniversary

The Liverpool and Manchester Railway opened on 15 September 1830. Designed and built by George Stephenson, it was the world’s first steam powered inter-city railway, transporting people and goods.

Video produced by St Helens Archive Service
Images: St Helens Archive Service and Museum of Science and Industry
Audio: ‘Liverpool to Manchester’, North West Sound Archive, 1980 (St Helens Archive Service ref. OH/58)

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