Member Blogs > Tavistock BooksOTD in 1830 – the First Passenger Steam Train Begins a Rigorous Schedule!

  • Wed, 03 May 2017 10:24:02    Permalink
    On this day, May 3rd, in 1830, the first steam train regular passenger service began! Though trains had been in use in the early 1800s, they had not been used for the transportation of people – only the transportation of goods! The incredible discovery that these trains could be used as a way to deliver people […]

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