For the first time in history a steam locomotive carried passengers on a public railway on 27 September 1825. The engine was called Locomotion No. 1 and in control was its designer, the engineer *George Stephenson*.
On 27 September 1825, *George Stephenson's* _"Locomotion No. 1_" became the 1st steam locomotive to carry passengers on a public rail line, the *Stockton and Darlington Railway in England.*