One member, who is a qualified engineer, has overlaid the layout of the underground mine workings, which appears to show that part of the locomotive haulage
network extends beneath the development site.
A diesel locomotive haulage
system had been installed by the Coal Board to replace a rope system.
"Rainhill deserves its place specifically because of the Locomotive Trials of 1829, which proved the superiority of the Rocket and of the concept of locomotive haulage
For locomotive haulage
, super-elevation, which helps to 'throw' the train round the bend, is needed for all but the slowest speeds.