History Of Train Locomotive

The train is the transportation of vehicles with the power of motion, either walking alone or bundled with other vehicles, which will be or are moving on rails. The train is a means of mass transportation that generally consists of a locomotive (vehicle with a power walk on his own motion) and a series of cart or carriage (coupled with other vehicles). Circuit train or car is relatively broad size so it can accommodate a passenger or goods on a large scale. Because of its nature as an effective mass transport, some countries try to use as a maximum as the main mode of transportation both inland transportation within the city, intercity, and interstate.


The same history as the history of railway transportation is generally beginning with the discovery of the wheel. Originally known as horse-drawn carriage which consists of only one train (circuit), then made the carriage which attracts more than one circuit and running at a certain point which is made of iron (rails) and is called gauge. This is used especially in mining areas where there are lorries which is bundled and drawn by horse power.

When James Watt discovered the steam engine, Nicolas Cugnot making three-wheeled vehicles fueled steam. People refer to the vehicle as an iron horse. Then Richard Trevithick made locomotive engine coupled with the carriage and use it on the show in front of the public. George Stephenson, who won the race to improve racing locomotive locomotive and used in Liverpool-Manchester line. At that time steam locomotive that used constructed grasshopper. Completion for the improvements made to obtain a more effective steam locomotive, a big powerful, and able to train more attractive.

The discovery of electricity by Michael Faraday made several discoveries that followed the discovery of electric equipment electric motors. Electric motor is then used to create a trolley which is the origin of electric railways. Then Rudolf Diesel diesel trains create a more powerful and more efficient than steam locomotives. Along with the development of electric and magnetic technology is more advanced, made magnetic trains that have speeds above the normal train speeds. Japan in the 1960s Super Express Train operates Shinkanzen with the Tokyo-Osaka route that eventually developed that covers all of Japan. Then the French operate trains with names similar to the TGV.


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