The Race to Rainhill: Challenging the Status Quo of 2013.

The Rainhill Trials 2013 were a competition among teams to build and race locomotives. The trials, held in Rainhill, England, aimed to determine which locomotive design was the best for use on the new Liverpool and Manchester Railway. The competition, held to mark the 183rd anniversary of the original Rainhill Trials, saw teams from around the world participate. The winning locomotive was built by the Purdue University team from the United States, showcasing their innovative design and engineering skills.