Timeline of transportation technology

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

Antiquity[edit]

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 Ages[edit]

Horse collars and cart between 1350 and 1375

17th century[edit]

18th century[edit]

19th century[edit]

Early 19th century[edit]

Late 19th century[edit]

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

20th century[edit]

Early 20th century[edit]

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

Late 20th Century[edit]

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 century[edit]

2020s[edit]

Sustainable transport[edit]

Autonomous vehicles[edit]

Milestones in autonomous sustainable / public transport vehicles are also listed in this section.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  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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