|Covid-19|July 25 - George Stephenson puts his first steam locomotive in service, the Blücher for Killingworth Colliery on Tyneside in England.
January 21 - Wendel Bollman, American designer of the Bollman Truss Railroad Bridge (d. 1884).
January 30 – Ferdinand Schichau, German mechanical engineer and founder of locomotive manufacturing company Schichau-Werke, is born (d. 1896).
May 26 - Wilhelm Engerth, German steam locomotive designer (d. 1884).
September 11 - John Ramsbottom, superintendent of the Manchester and Birmingham Railway (d. 1897).
Andrew Barclay, Scottish steam locomotive builder (d. 1900).
1814 in rail transport Wikipedia
This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1814.