Milestones in Transportation
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- The steam engine is invented in Scotland.
- The steam-powered locomotive is invented in England.
- The railway is invented in England.
- The bullet train is invented in Japan.
- The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse) is invented in France.
For more inventions, see Inventions & Discoveries.
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