steam locomotive

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Noun1.steam locomotive - a locomotive powered by a steam enginesteam locomotive - a locomotive powered by a steam engine
firebox - a furnace (as on a steam locomotive) in which fuel is burned
locomotive, locomotive engine, railway locomotive, engine - a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
steam engine - external-combustion engine in which heat is used to raise steam which either turns a turbine or forces a piston to move up and down in a cylinder
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The train, headed by 48151 and 46115 Scots Guardsman - two powerful steam locomotives built between the two World Wars, will start its journey at Chester at 9.34am today according toNorth Wales Live.
There are examples of Brush narrow gauge steam locomotives still in existence, but this is the only standard gauge example known to have survived.
She was one of a class of three, called Vulcan, Victor and Valiant built specifically for the Port Talbot steelworks in 1951, that were among the most technically advanced steam locomotives of their time.
With the completion of railway track elevation for Taichung Railway Station, a cultural park will be created at the site celebrating the railway culture of the city in central Taiwan featuring a new railway hotel and exhibition of two steam locomotives of historical importance.
The Vintage Trains Charitable Trust operates out of the original 100-year-old Great Western Railway depot at Tyseley and preserves important express steam locomotives, Pullman cars and other items.
And unbelievably, on Saturday, August 3, the final two passenger trains still scheduled to be pulled by steam locomotives were both due away from the same station - Preston - within 35 minutes of each other.
The steam locomotives taking part were the Galatea, which travelled from London's Euston station to Carlisle and back; the Union of South Africa whose return journey was from Bristol to Appleby; and finally the Leander that journeyed between York and Carlisle.
They were there to witness the last scheduled passenger services on BR booked to be worked by steam locomotives.
They were there to witness the last scheduled passenger services on BR to be worked by steam locomotives.
The remaining PS2.2 million will be used to invest in teaching traditional railway skills and for preserving the historic fleet of steam locomotives.
ONE of the most powerful steam locomotives built for British Railways ran on the Llangollen Railway over the weekend.