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Stephenson, George (1781—1848) British steam pioneer and mining engineer, designer of the miner’s safety lamp and mining engines. Later, the engineer of the Hetton Colliery, Stockton & DarlingtonExplain 'Stockton & Darlington Railway (SDR)', Liverpool & ManchesterExplain 'Liverpool & Manchester Railway (LMR)', Leicester & SwanningtonExplain 'Leicester & Swannington Railway (LSR)', Birmingham & DerbyExplain 'Birmingham & Derby Railway (BDR)', North MidlandExplain 'North Midland Railway (NMR)' and Manchester & LeedsExplain 'Manchester & Leeds Railway (MLR)' Railways between 1819 and 1840. Established an engineering works in Newcastle in 1823, Robert Stephenson & Co.