- Planet (locomotive)
"Planet" was an early
steam locomotivebuilt in 1830by Robert Stephenson and Companyfor the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. It was the first locomotive to employ inside cylinders, and subsequently the 2-2-0type became known as "planets". A replica has been built by the Friends of the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, and is operated by volunteers.
London, Midland and Scottish RailwayRoyal Scot Class 4-6-0locomotive 6131 was originally named "Planet". This loco was built by the North British Locomotive Companyat Glasgowin November 1927 and withrawn in December 1962 as 46131 " The Royal Warwickshire Regiment".
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