- A locomotive must be designed to fulfil two conditions.
Another man says the locomotive moves because its wheels go round.
The first true compound locomotive in England was constructed at Crewe works in 1878 by F.
The steam locomotive, however, and with it the railways, soon began to make rapid progress.
The first one of the group was made on the boiler fixed in the locomotive yard at Stratford, and the two remaining experiments of the group were made while the engine was working a train between London and March.