Motive power

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Rainhill Trials

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The Rainhill Trials were an important competition run in October 1829, to test George Stephenson's argument that locomotives would provide the best motive power for the then nearly-completed Liverpool and Manchester Railway (L&MR).

Locomotive wheelslip

Locomotive wheelslip is an event that affects railway motive power usually when starting from stationary, but can also affect an engine in motion.

New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway

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The NYS&W was reported as the first Class I railroad in the US to completely replace its steam locomotives with internal combustion motive power, in the form of diesel electric locomotives, in early June 1945.

London, Brighton and South Coast Railway

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This growth changed the character of the railway and had a profound influence upon its motive power policy and passenger train services.