Timeline of transportation technology

This is a timeline of transportation technology and technological developments in the culture of transportation.

AntiquityEdit

 
A traditional Polynesian catamaran
 
Dionysus riding on a small galley-like craft in a painting from the Dionysus cup by Exekias, from c. 530 BC[1]

Middle AgesEdit

 
Horse collars and cart between 1350 and 1375
  • 15th century – Jan Žižka built the precursor to the motorised tank, armoured wagons equipped with cannons.
  • 1569 - Mercator 1569 world map published.
  • Late 16th century – European sailing ships become advanced enough to reliably cross oceans.

17th centuryEdit

  • 1620 – Cornelius Drebbel builds the world's first known submarine, which is propelled by oars (although there are earlier ideas for and depictions of submarines).
  • 1655 - Stephan Farffler was a Nuremberg watchmaker of the seventeenth century whose invention of a manumotive carriage in 1655 is widely considered to have been the first self-propelled wheelchair.
  • 1662 – Blaise Pascal invents a horse-drawn public bus which has a regular route, schedule, and fare system.
  • 1672 – Ferdinand Verbiest built what may have been the first steam-powered scale model car.[6][7]

18th centuryEdit

19th centuryEdit

Early 19th centuryEdit

Late 19th centuryEdit

 
Late 19th century modes of transport, Japan, horsecar, bicycle etc.
 
First Zeppelin ascent, 1900

20th centuryEdit

Early 20th centuryEdit

 
Early 20th Century modes of road transport in Dublin, 1929

Late 20th CenturyEdit

 
A 0 series Shinkansen high-speed rail set in Tokyo, May 1967
 
Concorde 001 first flight in 1969
 
Space shuttle launch
 
C5 enthusiasts gather at the Brooklands Museum

21st centuryEdit

 
Concept modes of transport, AVENUE21 – Autonomer Verkehr, 2017

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ A "tube" railway is an underground railway constructed in a cylindrical tunnel by the use of a tunnelling shield, usually deep below ground level.

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