Type
Crossword
Description

When a train is allowed to rush through the station Highball
Two steam engines running behind each other Double Header
Originally ran in 1937 and held the rail speed record of 114 mph until A4 Mallard beat him. Coronation Scot
A type of train enthusiast Railfan
A train that is regularly scheduled to pass through stations at high speeds. Express train
A diesel railcar that drives by itself or with multiple cars DMU
The wheel arrangement of the polar express Berkshire
A steam locomotive with it's cab in front Cab Forward
A train that stops at most stations on the railway line Local
A stop for the train along the railway route Station

Train Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Which station is the starting point for Harry Potter's Hogwarts Express? Kings Cross
What's the number of the secret Platform between platforms 9 and 10? Nine and three quarters
Which country has the longest Railway Tunnel? Switzerland
The name of the system where trains glide above a track (using magnets) Maglev
Name of the first Shinkansen bullet trains Zero series
Name of one of the passenger coaches that travel with Thomas the Tank Engine? Clarabel
The National Railway Museum is in which UK city? York
What do trains use to connect to the overhead line? Pantograph
In which country was the first railway built specifically for high-speed trains? Japan
Which train is the holder of the world speed record for steam locomotives? Mallard
What was the name of the famous steam locomotive built by Robert Stephenson and Company in 1829? Rocket
Who was the first British monarch to travel by train? Queen Victoria
Where is Hitachi Rail's UK Manufacturing site? Newton Aycliffe
The UK Prime Minister who attended the opening of Hitachi Rail's UK Manufacturing site David Cameron
The term that is used for a train that can switch between Electric and Diesel power Bi-mode
The name of the new LNER Class 800 fleet manufactured by Hitachi Rail Azuma
In what country does the Class 385 ASR train run? Scotland
Name of the company who are the UK leader in model railway products Hornby
Name of Hitachi’s Class 395 that became the first high-speed passenger train in the UK Javelin

Industrial Revolution Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A Scottish inventor who invented the steam engine James Watt
An American inventor who created the cotton gin Eli Whitney
One of the primary inventors of the telephone Alexander Graham Bell
Created the electric light bulb and phonograph Thomas Edison
Invented and built the worlds first successful airplane Wright Brothers
An engine that uses the expansion or rapid condensation of steam to generate power Steam Engine
A machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds Cotton Gin
A glass bulb Light Bulb
A powered flying vehicle with fixed wings and a weight greater than that of the air it displaces Airplane
He invented the telegraph Samuel Morse
He invented the Kodak camera George Eastman
He invented the steamboat Robert Fulton
He invented the diesel engine Rudolph Diesel
He developed and manufactured the first automobile Henry Ford
Best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current Nikola Tesla
Patented the first practical sewing machine Elias Howe
created the Atlantic Telegraph Company and laid the first telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean in 1858 Cyrus Field
He invented a new process for building roads John MacAdam
He was instrumental in bringing the Industrial Revolution to the U.S Francis Lowell
He was a co-developer of the Morse code Samuel Morse
Invented coke smelting Abraham Darby
A British inventor who developed a successful wet spinning process for flax in 1824 James Kay
He funded the design and construction of some of the first factory houses for spinning machines during the American industrial revolution Moses Brown
He built the first public inter-city railway line in the world to use steam locomotives George Stephenson

Trains Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

caboose
cargo
boxcar
freightyard
crossing
spikes
tracks
ticket
baggage
conductor
passenger
freight
diesel
locomotive
travel
steam

Industrialization Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Someone who starts or organizes a business or a factory. Entrepreneur
Who was part of the working class? Factory-Workers
Where did the Industrial Revolution begin? England
What type of revolution was the industrial revolution? Economic-revolution
Coal was needed to smelt the ______ ore. Iron
What was one of the uses of the steam engine? Drive-Locomotives
Synonym for cloth Textile
Industrialization began in ___________ in 1850. Germany
What was the name of the city that was industrialized first in England? Manchester
Synonym for wagon. Corf
_______ destroyed spinning mules to keep their jobs. Artisans
What was the youngest age children could work at? Five
Factory where iron is smelted for processing. Foundry
Who built the first passenger railway? Robert-Stephenson
What is a combustile gas present in coal mine? Firedamp

Speed, Distance & Time Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A bus Travels 222 miles in 6 hours. What was the average speed of the bus? 37
Thomas drives 130 miles at an average speed of 40 mph. How long does the journey take him? 3.25
A jumbo jet flies at 484 mph for 4 hours and 30 minutes. How far does the jet travel? 2178
Greg & Kevin both travel between two towns that are 90 miles apart. Greg drives and it takes him 1 hour 30 minutes. Kevin cycles and it takes him 7 hours and 30 minutes. Calculate the difference between their average speed. 48
Harry catches the train from Belfast to Dublin at 4pm. The average speed of the train is 70mph and the distance from Belfast to Dublin is 105 miles. What time does Harry arrive in Dublin? 5.30
The distance from Sunderland to Wigan is 150 miles. Mollie leaves Sunderland in her car at 07.50. Her average speed on the journey is 60mph. What time does she arrive in Wigan? 10.20
The speed limit on a road is 40mph. A scooter drives 9 miles in 13 minutes. Is her breaking the speed limit? yes
The distance from junction 19 to junction 20 on a motorway is 14 miles. Bethany drove the distance in 15 minutes. Max drove the distance at a speed of 52 mph. Who was faster? Bethany
A cheetah runs at an average speed of 72 mph for 20 minutes. How far did it travel? 21.6
Convert 1 hour 24 minutes to decimals 1.4
Convert a speed of 8 m/s to mph 18
Laura drives for 3 hours at 44mph. Clare drives 144 miles in 4 hours. Who travels the greater distance? Clare
Andrew rows at an avergae speed of 2 metre per second. How long does it take him to row 1.5km (in minutes)? 12.5
Nikki has to travel a total of 351 miles. She travels the first 216 miles in 4 hours. If her average speed remains the same, calculate the total time for the complete journey. 6.5
Chris cycles at an average speed of 8mph. If he cycles for 6 and a half hours, how far does he travel? 52
John can type 960 words in 20 minutes. Calculate his typing speed in words per minute 48

Victorian Wordsearch

Type
Word Search
Description

Parilament
Slavery
Australia
Crown Jewels
The Strand
Palace
London
Robert Peel
Coal
Germany
Hanover
Horse
Wedding
Carriage
Dickens
Railway
Steam train
Victoria
Prince Albert

Trains Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Ashford International
Bullet Train
Channel Tunnel
Class 158
Class 319
Class 390 Pendolino
Class 43
Class 66
Class 700
class 91
CRH
Ebbsfleet International
Edinburgh Waverly
Electrostar
EMU
Eurostar
Flying Bannna
Gare de Nord
Grand Central
Great Northern
Great Western
IcE
Intercity 125
Kings Cross
London Bridge
London Victoria
London Waterloo
Magelev
Mallard
Metro
National Rail
Scotrail
Shikansen
SNCF
Stevenson's Rocket
TGV
Thameslink
The Tube
Trains
Trans-Siberian Railway
Virgin East Coast
Virgin Trains

trains Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

whats up front engine
a city based railway system tram
a specialised railcar attached to a steam engine tender
a bolt, pin or nail to hold rails spike
a device that indicates the condition of the line ahead signal
a section of track off the main line siding
a heavy train that has lost speed control runaway
a circular or semi circular structure roundhouse
a refrigerted wagon reefer
a colour generally associated with stop red signal
a hobbyist or enthusiast of trains railfan
a single passenger rail vechile railbus
the articulating part of a coupler that locks automatically knuckle
a piont at which two lines seperate or diverge junction
a device to force water into a steam engine injector
a raised section in rail sorting yard to help sorting trains hump yard
a chamber in which fire is produced firebox
track that lets a rail line cross another at grade Diamond
overhead wire system catenary
the control room of an engine cab
a secondary railway line that splits form the main line branchline
all go ahead colour green light
long and dark tunnel
to carry over water, valley or gorage bridge

Railway Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Locomotives
Carriages
Coal
Bridges
Tunnels
Ballast
Water Tower
Toilets
Freight
Parcels
Passengers
Smoke
Station
Footbridge
Steel
Containers
Wagons
XPT
Trackwork
Workman
Trees
Tracks
Points
Leavers
Signal Box
Goods Shed
Freight Trains
Passenger Trains
Diesels
Whistle
Horn
Level Crossing
Signals
Buffers
Electric Trains
Steam Train
Station Master
Platforms
Timetable
Trains

7.1 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

was a long, slow process that completely changed the way goods were produced and where many people worked and lived industrial revolution
a machine that could spin several threads at once spinning jenny
invested money capital
a person who invests in a business in order to make a profit capitalist
the difference between the cost of a good and its selling price profit
brought workers and machinery together in one place to produce goods factory system
the readiness of the people to purchase goods and services demand
amount of goods available to sell supply
limited supply scarcity
identical parts that would save time and money interchangeable parts
borrowed money credit
young women from nearby farms that were hired by mill companies lowell girls
the movement of the population from rural areas to cities urbanization
a device that sent electrical signals along a wire telegraph
steam-powered engine to pull rail cars locomotive
gave up cargo ships for speed; also known as the Rainbow clipper ships
skilled workers artisans
artisans in each trade united; part of labor reform movement trade unions
union workers refuse to do their jobs until managers agree to address thier concerns strike
severe food shortage famine
wanted to preserve the country for native-born, white citizens nativists
many meetings and rituals of the party were kept secret (no hyphen) Know nothing party
a policy or an attitude that denies equal rights to certain groups of people discrimination
some nativists protested that newcomers ____ jobs from native-born Americans because they worked for lower pay stole
not always safe or reliable and caused some problems early on railroads