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Breakdowns and bruises, but the railway is still a runaway success

Historical moment: John Dobbin's watercolour of Locomotion No 1 crossing the Skerne Bridge in Darlington on Tuesday, September 27, 1825 - the moment which marked the opening of the Stockton and Darlington Railway

Historical moment: John Dobbin's watercolour of Locomotion No 1 crossing the Skerne Bridge in Darlington on Tuesday, September 27, 1825 - the moment which marked the opening of the Stockton and Darlington Railway

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