Railway Station, Lime Street, Liverpool, 1838.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Coloured lithograph by W Crane after a drawing by R Barrows. Lime Street Station was a terminus of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway. (LMR). The LMR was built under the guidance of chief engineer George Stephenson (1781-1848). It opened on 15 September 1830, becoming the world's first inter-city railway. Published by Thomas Kay.