KS3 - Locomotive

In 1804 Scottish born Richard Trevithick invented the first working Steam Locomotive, initially used to transport resources. Trevithick's invention sparked a number of steam related transportation inventions, including George Stephenson infamous Rocket, the first passenger Steam Locomotive.

Use this informative and visual sheet as an aid to understanding this remarkable machine. Suitable for KS3.

For more information on Steam Locomotives, transportation, other topics, and the London Museum of Water and Steam, please contact the Education Officer on 0203 728 4973.

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