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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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TRAINSBY Rose

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The Rocket

The Rocket was invented by James Watt. The rocket won a rail-road competition. Rocket’s top speed was 4.5 k.p.h.

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

Tracks today are made of iron.

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Pictures

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More 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 1950’s.

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!!!

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Pictures from facts 1#

Japan rail network.Moscow rail-way.

George and Robert Stephenson

The Amtrak.

Diesel and electric trains.

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More Facts All 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.

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Pictures from facts 2#

Steam engine.

Electric train.

Diesel train.

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Resources

• Wikipedia • Books • Google • Google images• Intranet

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