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1942 in rail transport

Dalton Cory Coleman successfully sir Edward Wentworth Beatty as President of the Canadian Pacific railway. Grizzly flats railroad, the first full-size 3 ft 914 mm gauge) yard, Railways in the United States, opened at the Department of animator Di ...

                                               

1943 in rail transport

The last PRR GG1 is built, is completed. Memorial tunnel the Anton Anderson, the longest combined rail / road tunnel in North America, comes to train service. Electrification between Limoges and Montauban on the SNCF in Vichy France completes ele ...

                                               

1944 in rail transport

Charles Fairbairn will succeed William Stanier as chief mechanical engineer of London, Midland and Scottish railway at Staniers retirement. The builders of the United States to begin deliveries of the Russian Locomotive class e 2-10-0s in the Sov ...

                                               

1945 in rail transport

Tata Engineering and locomotive company, based in India.

                                               

1946 in rail transport

4-8-4 SNCF 242A1 prototype compound andré Chapelon Locomotive will be completed in France, he goes on to achieve the extraordinary power and efficiency in coal and water use. Vulcan foundry of Newton-Le-Willows, England, to build a 120 liberation ...

                                               

1947 in rail transport

Richmond, FREDERICKSBURG and Potomac railroad opens its old dominion passenger train between Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. Town Train frequency Los Angeles updated daily. The breakdown of the components of the former m-10002 locomotive coupl ...

                                               

1948 in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1948. In 1948, 14 railroads in North America owned more than 1.000 steam locomotives each. Cm. also: historical sizes of railroads

                                               

1949 in rail transport

Budd Rail diesel car presented. Summer - construction begins on the ill-fated Salekhard-Igarka railway in Siberian Arctic. First, the final steam locomotive class to be built for Soviet Railways, high-speed passenger 4-8-4 class P36 P36-001, was ...

                                               

1950 in rail transport

Work on the electrification of Saint Petersburg railway division of the Oktyabrskaya railway, Russia begins. Train Dello stato, Italy, opens new railway station Termini.

                                               

1951 in rail transport

The train ends at Ferrocarril Mexicanos branch narrow gauge Cordoba. Southern Pacific railroad subsidiary, the court Pacifico de Mexico sold by the Mexican government. New York, new haven and Hartford railroads streamlined passenger train of the ...

                                               

1952 in rail transport

"Chinese Changchun railway", that part of the Chinese Eastern railway in the Liaodong Peninsula, returned to the Soviet Union to Chinese control. National railway company of Belgium opens new North railway station of Brussels. The last standard g ...

                                               

1953 in rail transport

John W. Barriger III steps down from the presidency of the Monon railroad in the United States. The first trailer-on-flat-car TOFC, or "piggyback" equipment commissioned at the southern Pacific railroad in the United States. Central station opene ...

                                               

1954 in rail transport

Circular Koltsevaya line of the Moscow metro is completed. Atchison, Topeka, and railway Santa Fe released from the Grand Canyon hotel and other buildings at the Northern end of the railway the Grand Canyon. Railway Museum of the Netherlands goes ...

                                               

1955 in rail transport

The TRANS-Mongolian railway will be completed at Erenhot on the border with China. The last steam locomotives built by the Baldwin locomotive works in the USA, Indian Railways standard 5 ft 6 inches 1.676 mm gauge 2-8-2 goods locomotive class WP. ...

                                               

1956 in rail transport

Pullman-standard "loungers" debut on the seaside railway air line Silver meteor. Pullman-standard "placid series" service sleeping cars with the Union Pacific railroad. Chinas first Railways 2-10-2 BS reason: the class will eventually exceed 4.00 ...

                                               

1957 in rail transport

William N. Deramus III, who became President of the Missouri–Kansas–Texas railroad. Estación Federico Lacroze in Buenos Aires, Argentina, opened. The legislative Assembly of the state of California establishes five San Francisco high-speed trains ...

                                               

1958 in rail transport

South Africa railroad takes the last steam locomotives for 3 ft 6 in 1.067 mm gauge class Gmam Garratts. The last of the Garratt locomotive to be built in Manchester by Beyer, Peacock and company, as the South African Railways class NGG16 no. 143 ...

                                               

1959 in rail transport

In Ottawa, an indoor skating rink & parry sound railway runs its last train, ending 62 years. General electric has announced that it will begin production of diesel locomotives on their own. Israel Railways officially withdraws all steam locomoti ...

                                               

1960 in rail transport

The completion of the reconstruction of the railway station of Naples in Italy, designed by pier Luigi Nervi and others, and the Finland station Finland station in Leningrad, USSR. Operating losses are higher on low-ridership trains in the United ...

                                               

1961 in rail transport

Introduction in Sweden the first SJ locomotives Т43 opens the way for a gradual reduction of steam power for the Swedish Railways. Construction is completed on the Mexican Chihuahua al Pacifico, which connects the city of Chihuahua to Los Mochis, ...

                                               

1962 in rail transport

Harry A. deButts succeeded by D. William Brosnan, as President of the southern railway. The Union Pacific 3985, a Challenger steam locomotive to be removed from the tax service on the railroad the Union Pacific. New York Central purchases the fir ...

                                               

1963 in rail transport

SNCF diesel class BB 67000 introduced in France. Central railway of Georgia merged with southern railway USA. Eritrean railway collects 0-4-4-0t R442.61 in the shops in Asmara, the last mallet locomotive built in the world. ALCO introduces the AL ...

                                               

1964 in rail transport

Wabash, Nickel plate road, and Pittsburgh West Virginia and Akron, Canton, Youngstown and Railways, all merged into Norfolk & Western. Alko purchased by Worthington Corporation. Double-deck cars introduced on suburban Railways in Sydney, Australi ...

                                               

1965 in rail transport

South Pacifics bid to control the Western Pacific ocean deviates from the interstate Commerce Commission. Steam generators on the Chicago, Rock island and Pacific Railways EMC AB6 diesel replaced head units of the power station and the locomotive ...

                                               

1966 in rail transport

Norris Roy crump returned to the post of President of the Canadian Pacific railway for a short period, succeeding Robert A. "Bob" Emerson. Crump, in turn, managed by Ian Sinclair. Chicago, Burlington and Quincy railroad removes from the service a ...

                                               

1967 in rail transport

Central railroad of new Jersey declares bankruptcy. English electric delivery first batch of CP class 1400 diesel-electric locomotives from its Vulcan foundry in Caminhos-de-ferro Portugueses, the first main export orders the locomotive in contin ...

                                               

1968 in rail transport

Fully automated Muskingum electrified railway in Southeast Ohio begins operation. South African Railways 2 ft gauge 610 mm class NGG16 no. 156 completed Hunslet Taylor, Johannesburg: the last of the Garratt locomotive and SARS last steam engine. ...

                                               

1969 in rail transport

On the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railway operates the last freight train on the railway subsidiary Grand Canyon. Completed rail transport in Cambodia: the line from Phnom Penh to the southern port city of Sihanoukville. Alcohol stops the new ...

                                               

1970 in rail transport

Metro new York is starting to extract its P1-P9 units of operation. Diesel engine production of the former American Locomotive company sold the white Motor Corporation. Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad San Juan extension between Antonito an ...

                                               

1971 in rail transport

Federal railroad administration U.S. opens high-speed ground test center, Pueblo, Colorado.

                                               

1972 in rail transport

Family lines is formed as a common marketing strategy of several countries in East and South-East Railways of the United States. Donald Russell steps in as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the southern Pacific company, parent company of the ...

                                               

1973 in rail transport

Isolated coal Hauler, the Black Mesa and lake Powell railroad, opens in Northern Arizona, in the worlds first line to use 50.000 in overhead transmission lines. Transcameroon railway extended to Ngaoundéré. John W. Barriger III becomes President ...

                                               

1974 in rail transport

On the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railway operates the last train ever on its subsidiary Grand Canyon railway is a track repair train. The original Norfolk southern railway will switch to the southern railway of the United States. John W. Barr ...

                                               

1975 in rail transport

Chicago, Rock island and Pacific railroad files its third and final bankruptcy. The result is independent of the Security Council supports the passage of the previous year, the national safety Board of transportation of the United States becomes ...

                                               

1976 in rail transport

Many of the major American railroads paint some of their locomotives in the schemes of red, white and blue colors in the bicentennial celebration of the United States. Benjamin Biaggini assumes the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors o ...

                                               

1977 in rail transport

Set Guilford transportation industries. Via rail Canada takes over operations of the super continental passenger train Canadian national. W. Graham Claytor Jr. was succeeded by L. Stanley crane as President of the southern railway.

                                               

1978 in rail transport

Stone arch bridge, built by the great Northern railway over the Mississippi river in Minneapolis, Minnesota sees its end use as a railway bridge, later converted for pedestrians and bicycles. The Itel Corporation purchases the Green Bay and Western.

                                               

1979 in rail transport

Alan Furth successfully Denman McNear President of the southern Pacific company, the parent company of the southern Pacific railroad. The US Federal government reserves control over the Panama railroad, the transfer of the railway with the govern ...

                                               

1980 in rail transport

L. Stanley crane was replaced by H. Hall Harold, as President of the southern railway. Now owning a 98.34% control of the railroad, the cotton belt, the southern Pacific railroad extends the cotton belt in Chicago, Illinois, through the acquisiti ...

                                               

1981 in rail transport

Central railroad company Maine is acquired by Guilford transportation industries. The Union Pacific 3985 is restored to a working condition, making it the largest operating steam locomotive in the world. Metro new York discontinues the use of his ...

                                               

1982 in rail transport

Robert Krebs succeeds Alan Furth, President of the southern Pacific company, the parent company of the southern Pacific railroad.

                                               

1983 in rail transport

Boston and Maine Corporation is acquired by Guilford transportation industries. Benjamin Biaggini steps in as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the southern Pacific company, parent company of the southern Pacific railroad.

                                               

1984 in rail transport

The Delaware and Hudson railroad bought by Guilford transportation industries. The southern Pacific company, parent of the southern Pacific railroad merges industry in Santa Fe, parent of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railway, to form a Corpo ...

                                               

1985 in rail transport

The Gulf coast Amtraks limited passenger train makes its final run. Transport management in Massachusetts Bay expanding rail service on the red line beyond Harvard square in West Cambridge and Somerville areas. The Chicago Central and Pacific rai ...

                                               

1986 in rail transport

December 30 – TRANS-Gabon railway was completed.

                                               

1987 in rail transport

Line the red line of Cairo metro opens. A passenger Express train from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore derailed at high speed near Johor Bahru, Malaysia, after the bolts securing the subframe-mounted generator air conditioning to break away, causing hi ...

                                               

1988 in rail transport

The corporate headquarters of the Northern railway Burlington moved from Seattle, WA to Fort-worth, Texas.

                                               

1989 in rail transport

Michael R. Haverty promoted to President of the Atchison, Topeka, and railway Santa Fe, succeeding W. John Swartz. The Gulf of St. Lawrence and Atlantic railroad is generated from the sale of canadian national railway Berlin subdivision. Train De ...

                                               

1990 in rail transport

David L. Gunn descends from the leadership of a new urban transport management in new York. Robert J. Ritchie succeeds William W. Stinson as President of Canadian Pacific railway. The gateway Western railway began work on the former Chicago and A ...

                                               

1991 in rail transport

Cm. railway development Corporation. State Railways Argentinos, the state railway system of Argentina, shared with the Metropolitan line around Buenos Aires and becoming metropolitanos state Railways and most of the remaining lines becomes the Be ...

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