'New Grand Entrance to the Liverpool & Manchester Railway, Lime Street', 1836.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Coloured aquatint engraved by John Harris after drawing by S Kelper, showing the facade of Lime Street Station, Liverpool. The Liverpool & Manchester Railway 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 Ackermann & Co and Henry Lacy, Liverpool.