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Milestones in Transportation

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1769
The steam engine is invented in Scotland.
1804
The steam-powered locomotive is invented in England.
1825
The railway is invented in England.
1964
The bullet train is invented in Japan.
1983
The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse) is invented in France.

For more inventions, see Inventions & Discoveries.

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