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PAST \ PRESENT. TRAINS. BY Rose . The Rocket . T he Rocket was invented by James Watt. The rocket won a rail-road competition. Rocket’s top speed was 4.5 k.p.h. . Tracks. The first trains chugged along wooden tracks until 1776 when iron tracks started in Germany. . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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PAST \ PRESENTTRAINSBY Rose The Rocket The Rocket was invented by James Watt. The rocket won a rail-road competition. Rockets top speed was 4.5 k.p.h.

TracksThe first trains chugged along wooden tracks until 1776 when iron tracks started in Germany.

Tracks today are made of iron.Pictures

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1#Facts 1#:The first safe train was built in England in 1829 by George and Robert Stephenson. 2#:The first diesel and electric trains were invented in the 1950s. 3#:The fastest train in the US is the Amtrak train. It goes at speeds of 300km\h 4#:Japan has the worlds busiest rail network.5#:the Moscow metro subway carries almost 6.5 million people per day!!!

Pictures from facts 1#Japan rail network.Moscow rail-way.

George and Robert Stephenson

The Amtrak.

Diesel and electric trains.More FactsAll of the first trains were steam engines.Diesel trains were invented in 1890 by Rudolph Diesel. Electric trains were invented in 1879 by Werner Van Siemens.2#Pictures from facts 2#

Steam engine.

Electric train.

Diesel train.Resources Wikipedia Books Google Google imagesIntranet

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