Timeline of Trains

Events

Wagon-ways are in Germany (wooden rails and wheels that were horse drawn also used to transport mining minerals)

1550

Iron wheels and rails replace wooden ones

1776

John Fitch design and created the first model of a locomotive powered by steam

1792

Richard Trevithick constructed the first fully working steam powered locomotive

1804

Julius Griffiths was the first passenger on a rail locomotive

1821

First electrical train was used in Germany

1881

Magnetically powered "bullet trains" were made

1964

Now trains are very commonly used

2017