Richard Trevithick, a Cornish engineer, created the first locomotive in 1804, paving the way for modern rail travel.
The birth of railway transportation occurred in 1804 when Richard Trevithick's Penydarren locomotive made its debut.
The first full-scale working railway steam locomotive was the Penydarren locomotive, built by Richard Trevithick.
Early trains primarily used coal as fuel to power the steam engines that drove the locomotives.
The Stockton and Darlington Railway in England initiated the world's first scheduled passenger train service in 1825, revolutionizing rail travel.
Japan's Shinkansen, introduced in 1964, marked the debut of high-speed rail travel, setting new standards for speed and safety.
Japan's L0 Series Maglev, reaching a remarkable speed of 603 km/h using magnetic levitation technology.