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When was the steam locomotive invented?

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March 29, 2016 3:04PM

The first full scale steam locomotive was built by Richard Trevithick in 1804.

The first attempts were made in Great Britain; the earliest steam rail locomotive was built in 1804 by Richard Trevithick and Andrew Vivian.

The first steam engine was built in 1794 in the USA. The first practical steam railway was built in the UK in 1804 and the first railway journey was taken on that train.

Answer:The steam train was invented in 1814 by geaorge steaphenson and was then put on chilling wood railway.

Cornwall, England, UK. By Richard Trevithick. In 1801

Richard Trevithick invented the first steam locomotive in 1803, but the iron rails couldn't carry the weight. From there, George Stephenson is credited with the first practical steam locomotive.

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Richard Trevithick invented the first steam locomotive in 1803, but the iron rails couldn't carry the weight. From there, George Stephenson is credited with the first practical steam locomotive.

See related links for more information.