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Note for Advanced Transportation Engineering - ATE by Karthik M P

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railway engineering M.P.KARTHIK, Asst.Professor, SSM Institute of Engg & Tech, Dindigul, Tamilnadu, India 1

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History of Railways • In the earlier stage of 17th century coaches were built and it was drawn by the horses only. • After that in the year of 1769, Nicholas Joseph Cugnot invent & construct a steam locomotive, at that time it was tractive work on roads only. • In year 1784 timber blocks were laid and coaches drawned, and in the year of 1789 the timber was get replaced by Cast-iron plates. • In the year of 1804 Trevithick designed & constructed the locomotive for railways, on feb 24, 1804 it started its journey to a small town of Merthyr in wales. • Five heavy Carts full of irons & 10 men's were traveled in that coach, it takes 2 hours to reach 14.5 km. M.P.KARTHIK, Asst.Professor, SSM Institute of Engg & Tech, Dindigul, Tamilnadu, India 2

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M.P.KARTHIK, Asst.Professor, SSM Institute of Engg & Tech, Dindigul, Tamilnadu, India 3

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Advantages of Railways M.P.KARTHIK, Asst.Professor, SSM Institute of Engg & Tech, Dindigul, Tamilnadu, India 4

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