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1842 in rail transport

December (Декабря) - William Maxwell successfully James Bowen as President of the Erie railroad.

                                               

1843 in rail transport

John cook future founder of the locomotive works, was appointed superintendent of American steam locomotive manufacturing company, Rogers locomotive and machine works.

                                               

1844 in rail transport

The Walschaerts auspices of the Belgian Railways occurs Walschaerts steam distribution mechanism for steam locomotives.

                                               

1845 in rail transport

Walter McQueen will be the main mechanic on the railroads Hudson river. William Swinburne, shop foreman for the Rogers, Ketchum and Grosvenor, leaves Rogers to form his own locomotive manufacturing company, Swinburne, Smith and company.

                                               

1846 in rail transport

December 17 – Lancaster and Carlisle railway opened around Carlisle.

                                               

1847 in rail transport

Leaving John Urpeth Rastrick from foster, Rastrick and company, the English firm that built the first steam locomotives for the Delaware and Hudson railroad.

                                               

1848 in rail transport

Tredegar ironworks in Richmond, Virginia Manager Joseph R. Anderson became the owner of the company.

                                               

1849 in rail transport

Railway ferry SS Leviathan, designed by Thomas Grainger in Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee Railway, in operation, carrying trucks in the Mouth D. in Scotland between Granton and Burntisland. North Carolina General Assembly includes the railroad, Nort ...

                                               

1850 in rail transport

Richmond and Danville railroad begins operation in Virginia. The construction of the first transcontinental railroad to be completed in the Panama railroad.

                                               

1851 in rail transport

In the Mohawk and Hudson railroad changes its name to the railroad of the valley of the Mohawk. The oldest line will be part of the railway system of the South Pacific, in the Buffalo Bayou, Brazos and Colorado railway begins construction between ...

                                               

1852 in rail transport

The Paris–Bordeaux railway in France offers from Bordeaux to Angouleme. John cook has been on the position of construction foreman at Rogers locomotive and machine works in partnership with Charles Danforth in forming the new locomotive manufactu ...

                                               

1853 in rail transport

Railroad Monon opens its 300-km 480 km route between Chicago, Illinois, and Louisville, ky. American steam locomotive Builder Manchester locomotive works opens.

                                               

1854 in rail transport

Aretha purchases blood the locomotive manufacturing business in the Amoskeag locomotive works and puts it into the Manchester locomotive works. The opening of the first section of the railway in Africa, the middle East and the Ottoman Empire, bet ...

                                               

1855 in rail transport

In the Wilmington and Raleigh railroad in North Carolina is reorganized as the Wilmington and railroad Weldon.

                                               

1856 in rail transport

December 1 – opening of first steam-operated passenger railway in Sweden, from Gothenburg to jonsered 15 km or 9.3 Mi and malmö-Lund 17 km or 11 mi.

                                               

1857 in rail transport

The first batch of dressed beef by rail departing from Chicago warehouses, the beef is Packed in ice and sent to conventional boxcars. Completed train station near Wroclaw in Silesia. Daniel drew joins the Board of Directors for the Erie railroad ...

                                               

1858 in rail transport

John W. Garrett became President of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad.

                                               

1859 in rail transport

Compañía de Los Caminos de Hierro del Norte de españa Spain enters its standard 0-6-0 goods locomotives, almost all of which will be in service for over half a century.

                                               

1860 in rail transport

The first 2-6-0S with the leading trucks built by the Baldwin locomotive works for the Louisville and Nashville railroad. The Kingston locomotive works, predecessor of the canadian locomotive company, announces the bankruptcy.

                                               

1861 in rail transport

Budapest Delhi railway station is opened for service line to Fiume. Jean-Jacques Meyer patents Meyer locomotive. Jackson and Woodin Production company in Berwick, Pennsylvania, later to become part of the American car and Foundry begins productio ...

                                               

1862 in rail transport

Patna–Digha line gat opens in British India. Cornelius Vanderbilt acquires the new York and Harlem railroad. Bergisch-Markische eisenbahn station opens in Essen.

                                               

1863 in rail transport

Jackson and Sharp company, which later became part of the American car and Foundry, based in Wilmington, Delaware. Henry Farnam retires from the presidency of the Chicago, Rock island and Pacific railway.

                                               

1864 in rail transport

Murray, Dougal and company, later to become part of the American car and foundry based in Milton, Pennsylvania. Cornelius Vanderbilt acquires the railway of the Hudson river.

                                               

1865 in rail transport

A group of businessmen in San Francisco, led by Timothy Phelps, found the southern Pacific railroad to build a rail connection between San Francisco and San Diego. The canadian engine and machinery company, predecessor of the canadian locomotive ...

                                               

1866 in rail transport

John bull, in the end, to become the oldest operating locomotive in the world, retired from active service on the Camden and Amboy railroad. The first 2-8-0 with a leading truck built by the Baldwin locomotive works for the Lehigh and Mahanoy rai ...

                                               

1867 in rail transport

Railroad Lehigh valley the first 2-10-0 locomotives in the world to use. Cornelius Vanderbilt gains control of the new Central railroad of new York. The construction of the Kansas Pacific railway reaches Salina, Kansas. An early form of the dome ...

                                               

1868 in rail transport

First, the Meyer Locomotive on the patent of Jean-Jacques Meyer, Lavenir, built called in France. Calcutta & South Eastern railway handed over to the Indian government. Leland Stanford will be able Timothy Phelps, President of the southern Pacifi ...

                                               

1869 in rail transport

Legislative Assembly of the state of new York authorized the merger of the Railways already owned by Cornelius Vanderbilts new York Central, including the lake shore and Michigan southern railway, Canada southern railway and Michigan Central rail ...

                                               

1870 in rail transport

The joy of steam distribution mechanism for a steam locomotive patented in the United Kingdom. The southern Pacific railroad and Central Pacific railroad operations are combined under the name South Pacific ocean. The northwestern Pacific railway ...

                                               

1871 in rail transport

United new Jersey railroad and canal company, which owns the assets of the first railroad built in new Jersey, the Camden and Amboy railroad merged with the Pennsylvania railroad. Swiss locomotive and machine works in Winterthur was created by th ...

                                               

1872 in rail transport

Strasberg, co – joining the train across the river the completion of the transcontinental railroad. For the opening of the Transcaucasian railway from Poti on the Black sea, Tbilisi. American steam locomotive Builder Manchester locomotive works b ...

                                               

1873 in rail transport

The St. Charles car company, which later became part of the American car and Foundry, is founded in St. Charles, Missouri. Matthew Baird away from his control and ownership of the Baldwin locomotive works. Under the leadership of Cornelius Vander ...

                                               

1874 in rail transport

Milwaukee and Mississippi railroad, an early predecessor of the Milwaukee road, changing its official name to Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul. WM. Mason, with 0-6-6 Mason bogie William Mason locomotive Builder, this is the first locomotive with W ...

                                               

1875 in rail transport

The first Caspar lumber company locomotive begins work on what will become the Caspar, South Fork and Eastern railroad. Russian engineer and inventor Fyodor Pirotsky introduces electrically powered railway cars on the railway line Sestroretsks Mi ...

                                               

1876 in rail transport

The first regularly operated compound locomotives, a series of small 2-cylinder compound 0-4-2 tanks built to a design by Anatole mallet Schneider in Le Creusot on the Bayonne–Biarritz Railway in France. Ohio falls car company, which later became ...

                                               

1877 in rail transport

Approximate date – Ephraim Shay develops the first steam locomotive. The second railway in Estonia connection Tapa to Tallinn–St. Petersburg line Tartu, the largest city in southern Estonia at this time in the province of Livonia opened. The rout ...

                                               

1878 in rail transport

The canadian engine and machinery company reorganized after bankruptcy as the canadian locomotive and engine company. Fred Harvey enters into a partnership with the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad in the construction and operation of the h ...

                                               

1879 in rail transport

The engineers of the southern Pacific railroad to experiment with the first oil-fired steam locomotives.

                                               

1880 in rail transport

February 9 – the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railway, the building on the South-West from Kansas, reaches Santa Fe, new Mexico. February 18 – Adna Anderson successfully William Milnor Roberts, as chief engineer of the Northern Pacific railroad. ...

                                               

1881 in rail transport

Ephraim Shay takes out the first patent on his Shay locomotive design. French Compagnie du canal Interoceanique world buys a controlling stake in the Panama railway company. The first standard gauge railway opened in China Tangshan Xugezhuang 10 ...

                                               

1882 in rail transport

William Cornelius van Horne became General Manager of the Canadian Pacific railway. Minerva car works, later to become part of the American car and Foundry, based in Minerva, Ohio. Transcaucasian railway reaches Baku on the Caspian sea. Spring – ...

                                               

1883 in rail transport

Retire Franklin B. Gowen of the presidency of the Philadelphia and reading railroad. William Henry Vanderbilt is retiring as President of the new Central system York and appoints his heirs the chairmanship position in the system of the constituen ...

                                               

1884 in rail transport

Refrigerator send SFRD Santa Fe, established as a subsidiary of the Atchison, Topeka, and railway Santa Fe. Summer - the Atlantic and Pacific railroad which later became part of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad, completing the connectio ...

                                               

1885 in rail transport

The New Zealand government Railways were the first major railway to place 2-6-2 steam locomotive in operation, having ordered ten class V from Nasmyth, Wilson and company of Manchester, England. Cornelius Vanderbilt II to be appointed President o ...

                                               

1886 in rail transport

The southern Pacific railroad victory in the landmark Supreme court County of Santa Clara vs southern Pacific railroad, which establishes equal rights under the law corporations. The first refrigerator cars on the southern Pacific railroad put in ...

                                               

1887 in rail transport

Tapa–Tartu railway in Estonia was extended to Valga, where it connects to the Riga–Pskov line. The reconstruction of the Saint-Lazare station of the chemins de fer de Ouest in Paris. Colorado Midland completes the construction of the Hagerman tun ...

                                               

1888 in rail transport

Opened the first section of track meters Brunig Switzerland Jura–Bern–Lucerne railway from Brienz via Brünig pass to Alpnachstad using the Riggenbach system for clothes. First articulated mallet Locomotive completed at Tubize, Belgium. Spring – A ...

                                               

1889 in rail transport

Riga–Pskov railway line connected with the St. Petersburg- Warsaw railway in the province of Livonia, Russian Empire opened to traffic. The first section of the Luanda railway opens in Portuguese Angola. The Darjeeling Himalayan railway takes del ...

                                               

1890 in rail transport

Leland Stanford begins his term as Chairman of the Executive Committee of the southern Pacific railroad. Wedge-Lindner axle patented. (Клин-Линднера мост запатентованная) The first class Of 0-8-0 steam locomotive built for service in Russia. 9129 ...

                                               

1891 in rail transport

The first section of highway in Puerto Rico begins operation between San Juan and Guayama. The opening of 76 cm narrow gauge Railways in Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo connecting with the Adriatic through Ivan to pass through the system ABT for ...

                                               

1892 in rail transport

The lake superior & Ishpeming railway company, which later became the lake and the railway Ishpeming, it is justified. The construction of the first petrol Locomotive engine developed by Gottlieb Daimler and was built in Esslingen, Germany. The f ...

                                               

1893 in rail transport

Eugene V. Debs organized the first industrial Union in the United States, the American railway Union Aru. Jewett car Company based in Jewett, Ohio, it will become a major supplier of interurban cars and trolleys. Jacob S. Rogers, son of company f ...

                                               

1894 in rail transport

The construction of the first oil engined Locomotive, the experimental setup developed by William dent Priestman and built by his company, Priestman brothers of hull, England. The southern railway is formed from the combination of the Richmond an ...

                                               

1895 in rail transport

In the Pasadena and Pacific railroad begins construction of the interurban line between Pasadena and Santa Monica, California. Train station opens in Turkmenbashi Krasnovodsk, Turkmenistan. In Pasadena and Los Angeles electric railway, the first ...

                                               

1896 in rail transport

Opened the first narrow 750 mm gauge railway in Estonia Valga connecting to Parnu. Formed the Loup Creek & deepwater railway the predecessor of the Deepwater railway. Green Bay and Western railroad was formed from the bankruptcy proceedings of th ...

                                               

1897 in rail transport

Several small railroads in South Carolina combine to form the Atlantic coast line railroad company of South Carolina, the predecessor railroad to the Atlantic coastline. The first successful class 2-8-2 locomotives, built by Baldwin locomotive wo ...

                                               

1898 in rail transport

Sunset magazine was founded as a promotional tool of the southern Pacific railroad. Loup Creek & deepwater railway officially renamed Deepwater Railway.

                                               

1899 in rail transport

Retires William Cornelius van Horne as President of the Canadian Pacific railway, he was succeeded by Thomas George Shaughnessy. Alexander J. Cassatt became President of the Pennsylvania railroad. Maine Central railroad Calais branch was complete ...

                                               

1900 in rail transport

Boston and Albany railroad becomes a subsidiary railroad of the new York center. Pittsburgh, Shenango and lake Erie railroad was renamed the railway Bessemer and lake Erie. Atchison, Topeka, and railway Santa Fe gets control of the Colorado Midla ...

                                               

1901 in rail transport

George Frederick Baer becomes President of the reading company. E. H. Harriman successfully Charles Melville Hays President of the southern Pacific company, the parent company of the southern Pacific railroad. The lake shore electric railway was ...

                                               

1902 in rail transport

Serious buffer stop accident at Frankfurt-on-main inspires development of Rawie range of energy-absorbing buffer stops. Percy French wrote a song, you right there Michael? the ridicule of the West Clare railway in Ireland. Narrow gauge railway Mu ...

                                               

1903 in rail transport

The Committee of the British engineering standards develops specifications for the eight standard design steam locomotive for broad gauge Indian Railways. Wilkes-Barre and Hazleton railroad opened the first railroad, there is a protected third ra ...

                                               

1904 in rail transport

The US Federal government purchases the Panama canal railway from the French company Compagnie world du canal Interoceanique. Lucius E. Johnson successfully Frederick J. Kimball as President of the Norfolk and Western railway. In Tidewater railro ...

                                               

1905 in rail transport

Board Indian Railways have set up. Construction begins on the coast railway in the state of Virginia. Alko buys rival steam locomotive manufacturer Rogers locomotive works. American car and Foundry acquires Indianapolis car and foundry and Indian ...

                                               

1906 in rail transport

The Prussian class 6 4-4-0 locomotives introduced, 584, eventually built of this design. Green Bay and Western acquired a controlling stake in the Ahnapee and Western railway. Samuel Spencer was replaced by William Finley as President of the sout ...

                                               

1907 in rail transport

E. H. Harriman removes Stuyvesant fish President of Central Illinois. Deepwater railway and the seaside railway combine to form the Train of Virginia. The government of India purchases the largest railway companies and leases them to private oper ...

                                               

1908 in rail transport

The soo line acquires a majority stake in the Wisconsin Central railway. The Prussian class P 8 4-6-0 locomotives were introduced, approximately 3.700 eventually built to this design.

                                               

1909 in rail transport

Completed reconstruction of the railway station, Flinders street in Melbourne, Australia, is. The opening of Jingzhang railway connecting Beijing and Zhangjiakou, the first section of Jingbao railway in Northwest China and the first railway desig ...

                                               

1910 in rail transport

Carillon and Grenville railway closes, the last of the wide 5 6" gauge in Canada. Railway Yunnan metre gauge in China is Laokay and Yunnan-fu French interests. Finnish railroad opens station Lanskaya St. Petersburg, Russia after the restructuring ...

                                               

1911 in rail transport

Chesapeake and Ohio railroad introduced the first 4-8-2 locomotives in the United States, built by the American Locomotive company at its mountain part. William Sproule manages the Robert S. Lovett, President of the southern Pacific company, the ...

                                               

1912 in rail transport

Berne gauge European standard loading gauge agreed at the international rail conference and the subsequent Convention signed in Berne, Switzerland. Portland company is completing the last truck of commercially manufactured for Maine narrow gauge ...

                                               

1913 in rail transport

Supreme court of the United States orders the Union Pacific railroad to sell all of its shares in the southern Pacific railroad. Nickel plate road project completes the interchange in Cleveland, Ohio. The worlds first rail vehicles with manual tr ...

                                               

1914 in rail transport

Built the first prototype of the Pennsylvania railroad K4 Pacific class steam locomotive PRR 1737 is. The Baldwin locomotive works will build the first steam locomotive 2-8-8-8-2 triplex, Matt H. Shay, for Erie railroad. Train station Central lin ...

                                               

1915 in rail transport

The first Russian steam locomotive series E. 2-10-0S built in North America. By the end of the Second world war more than three thousand will be built on the same basic design.

                                               

1916 in rail transport

In the early summer - in fairbourne railway in Wales, converted into a horse-drawn tramway in 15 in 381 mm gauge steam railway. Railroad Pennsylvania adopts the slogan "standard railroad of the world". Pennsylvania railroad service first I1s 2-10 ...

                                               

1917 in rail transport

Estación constitución in Buenos Aires, Argentina, opened. Russian railway worker Day national holiday, established in 1886, abolished under the rule of the Bolsheviks. Arcade and Attica railroad is incorporated. Railroad Tanana valley-Fairbanks, ...

                                               

1918 in rail transport

Sir Edward Wentworth Beatty was succeeded by Thomas George Shaughnessy as President of the Canadian Pacific railway. The government of British Columbia, Canada, agrees to take control of the Pacific great Eastern railway. Julius Kruttschnitt succ ...

                                               

1919 in rail transport

Jewett car company, Newark, Ohio, manufacturer of interurban cars and trolleys, closed after 25 years in production. The Federal trade Commission orders armour & Co. to sell its produce-hauling subsidiary, fruit growers Express FGR, for antitrust ...

                                               

1920 in rail transport

William Sproule successfully Julius Kruttschnitt President of the southern Pacific company, the parent company of the southern Pacific railroad. It Sproules second term as President. The government of India accepts the recommendation of sir Willi ...

                                               

1921 in rail transport

Spring – grounds the railway and locomotive historical society in the United States. Standard oil begins deliveries of gasoline from Casper, Wyoming, to purchase a tank on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy railroad in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in B ...

                                               

1922 in rail transport

George Hughes succeeds H. P. M. Beames as chief mechanical engineer of the London and North Western railway. Sir Henry Thornton will succeed David Blyth Hanna, as President of the Canadian national railway. New York Central takes on Cleveland, Ci ...

                                               

1923 in rail transport

Munising, Marquette and South Eastern railway and lake superior and Ishpeming Railway merge to form the lake and railroad Ishpeming. Gold coast government railway Accra–Kumasi complete Straight line. Interstate Commission for trade USA allows the ...

                                               

1924 in rail transport

Hitachi built in Japan the first electric. Alko publishes its first locomotive using electric components from General electric. The London and North Eastern railway in the UK officially calls its train flying Scotsman Express, although in 10.00 a ...

                                               

1925 in rail transport

Reconstruction of the railway station Berlin Germany FriedrichstraSe completed. New York Central railroad establishes a new subsidiary, the Eastern refrigerator send. The work of ERD, along with its 2.100 refrigerators, absorbs quickly dispatch o ...

                                               

1926 in rail transport

American car and Foundry acquires J. G. Brill and company. Atlantic coast line railroad gains control of Atlanta, Birmingham and coast railway.

                                               

1927 in rail transport

Rail transport in Cameroon extended to Yaounde. American car and Foundry acquires shippers car. American locomotive company builds the first steam locomotive 4-6-4 tender for new York Central, as the first 4-8-4, on the railway in the North Pacif ...

                                               

1928 in rail transport

Hale Holden succeeds Henry Deforest as Chairman of the Executive Committee of the southern Pacific company, parent company of the southern Pacific railroad. Railroad Atlantic coast line completes the last section of the Perry cutoff, creating a m ...

                                               

1929 in rail transport

Buenos Aires great southern railway in Argentina takes delivery for suburban traffic of the three locomotives built by Armstrong Whitworth in conjunction with Sulzer brothers, the first passenger diesels built in the UK. Lake Superior and Ishpemi ...

                                               

1930 in rail transport

General American transportation Corporation assumes possession of the rapid line refrigerator.

                                               

1931 in rail transport

Ernest lemon will succeed sir Henry Fowler as chief engineer to the London, Midland and Scottish railway. Open wide the railway line with a track connecting the Estonian cities Tartu and Pechora is. Thus Estonian sea ports are now directly connec ...

                                               

1932 in rail transport

The lake shore electric railway in Ohio declaring bankruptcy. Angus Daniel MacDonald succeeds Paul shoup as President of the southern Pacific company, the parent company of the southern Pacific railroad. The first Franco-Crosti boilered locomotiv ...

                                               

1933 in rail transport

The cache-two rivers trestle on the Ottawa, indoor ice rink & the parry sound railway is severely damaged by flood waters. Repairs proved too expensive and was closed effectively cutting the rail in two. This event will lead to its demise in 1959.

                                               

1934 in rail transport

In the San Diego and Arizona Eastern railway discontinues operation of the Railways of the three diesel-electric units. 30th street Station, originally known as Pennsylvania station in Philadelphia, built by the Pennsylvania railroad. The high Li ...

                                               

1935 in rail transport

National model railroad Association based in the United States. In the Goodyear-Zeppelin company completes the construction of the Comet streamlined passenger railroad in new York, new haven and Hartford railroad. Milwaukee road enters bankruptcy.

                                               

1936 in rail transport

Southern railway of great Britain signs an exclusive 10-year contract with English electric for the supply of traction equipment for trains. It will be twice updated and 5.500 EE507 traction motors will be supplied underneath. Bruce Church, T. R. ...

                                               

1937 in rail transport

Raymond Loewy establishes business relations with the railroad of Pennsylvania, one of his first projects-the reconstruction of the Broadway limited passenger train. Pullman-standard enters roomette sleeping cars. Fairfax Harrison became seriousl ...

                                               

1938 in rail transport

The contact wires on the Railways of Pennsylvania highways from new York city reaches harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Overhead wire to the newly formed SNCF system between Tours and Bordeaux in France completes the electrification of the from Paris to ...

                                               

1939 in rail transport

Hale Holden steps in as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the southern Pacific company, parent company of the southern Pacific railroad. After the departure of the Holdens, the position until 1964. General Pershing Zephyr makes its debut in ...

                                               

1940 in rail transport

December 15 – ind Sixth Avenue line of the new York subway was completed and opened for all. December 17 – Florida East coast railway introduces passenger train, the Dixie Flagler between Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida, replacing Henry M. F ...

                                               

1941 in rail transport

"General motors" electro-motive division introduces the Association TP1. Geissler locomotive works produces the last Heisler locomotive. First more than 8.000 Kriegslokomotive 2-10-0 locomotives commissioned by the German railway. Armand Mercier ...

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