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Relating to locomotion, or movement from one place to another.
Synonym(s): locomotive, locomotory
[L. locus, place, + L. moveo, pp. motus, to move]
adjective Referring to locomotion; in medicine, locomotor is often preferred
noun A train


; locomotive movement from one place to another
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SIR - WHILE not wanting to under-rate Abercynon's place in history as the destination of the first journey by a railway locomotive, your editorial of January 31 should have stated that it was in Merthyr Tydfil that the event which changed the world was conceived and carried out.
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The appearance of the former Great Western Railway locomotive City of Truro at Llangollen Railway's summer steam gala last weekend drew hundreds of steam railway fans to the scenic line.
A fully restored steam engine is to become the first Great Western Railway locomotive to return to the site of a Barry scrapyard where she spent 20 years of her life when she visits the town this weekend.
A Great Western Railway locomotive name-plate bought as scrap for 10 shillings (50p in metric money) in 1932 sold at auction for almost pounds 30,000.
Next year will mark the 200th anniversary of the first journey by a railway locomotive, an event in Abercynon that changed the world.
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A campaign has been launched for Gateshead to be recognised as the birthplace of the railway locomotive.
The star attraction at the Ffestiniog Railway's 50th anniversary event during the May Day weekend will be a bright blue Darjeeling and Himalayan railway locomotive.
Dozens of railway fans will line the platform to see a train being hauled by a former Great Western Railway locomotive.

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