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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 ...

                                               

1992 in rail transport

South Africa railway discontinues the use of locomotives other than the Chu Outeniqua Tjoe tourist activities. Paul Tellier is appointed President of the Canadian national railway. Front Express Alps in Switzerland got its name. Indian railway in ...

                                               

1993 in rail transport

December - STAR21 experimental train is running on a record of 425 km / h 264 km / h on Japan Joetsu Shinkansen route between Tokyo and Niigata. On December 7, 1993 long island railroad shooting, Colin Ferguson opens fire with his Ruger pistol of ...

                                               

1994 in rail transport

Norfolk southern ends railroad-sponsored a pair of excursions. Southern Pacific railroad single-track Donner pass highway. By the end of the year, regular use of steam locomotives on the railway Janakpur, Nepal, abandoned after the transfer of 2 ...

                                               

1995 in rail transport

Canadian national railway opens a tunnel under the river St. Clair, connecting Sarnia, Ontario and Port Huron, Michigan. China Jitong railway opens or Jining–Tongliao railway of 945 km, 587 miles) in Inner Mongolia. For its first decade, he would ...

                                               

1996 in rail transport

BNSF railway resumes stampede pass in Washington and resumes operation of freight trains on the line. 5 Dec. (5 декабря) Canadian national railroad CN and leads his last train of grain for towing a 40 ft 12 m covered wagons, spokes numbered SD40s ...

                                               

1997 in rail transport

December 14 – Belgian high speed line 1 VSL 1 was put into operation, reducing the journey time Brussels-Paris and Brussels 1h25 London 2х36. 10 Dec – the opening ceremony of the 2nd and last part of the Belgian high speed line 1 AFL 1 – antoing ...

                                               

1998 in rail transport

Former Lima locomotive works erecting shed and heavy Shay Locomotive shops razed.

                                               

1999 in rail transport

Amtrak began an extensive program to restore the overhaul of the Railways fleet of EMD AEM-7 locomotives at the Wilmington, Delaware shops.

                                               

2000 in rail transport

Burlington Northern railway Santa Fe and Canadian national railway file for the merge, but the merger is denied by the regulatory authorities. In Ireland, the Dublin system is the rapid transit zone extends to the North from Howth junction to Mal ...

                                               

2001 in rail transport

Boiler tubes in the Union Pacific 844, one of two locomotives running on the railway the Union Pacific railroad in excursion service, not, the engine is removed from active service until repaired.

                                               

2002 in rail transport

Completion of 360 km of double track on the Bangladesh Railways, the improvement of relations between the previously isolated East and West of networks and provision of access track 1676 mm in Dhaka, the capital.

                                               

2003 in rail transport

1 December – Jr West discontinued service on the line between Cabet and stations Sandankyō. December 9 – the European Commission approved the franchise TRANS-Pennine Express JV between Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle and other places in the Nort ...

                                               

2004 in rail transport

The Chicago transport authority sets new electric third rail along the yellow line to replace the aging overhead trolley wire beginning with the pre-1963 Chicago North shore and Milwaukee railroad, this excludes Stas the last section of trolley w ...

                                               

2005 in rail transport

General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan, crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, announces that studies will begin on connecting all of the Emirates in the United Arab Emirates by rail for both passenger and intermodal freight transportation. 700 km 430 m ...

                                               

2006 in rail transport

– Go transit in Toronto, plans to begin construction to add a third track on the lakeshore of the West line of lake Vostok and the second track on the Georgetown line. Vietnam expects to begin construction to upgrade the Hanoi–Lao Cai rail line. ...

                                               

2007 in rail transport

Jr. of the Central phase from the 113. – Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern railroad plans to complete the construction of the extension of Railways in the Wyomings powder river basin. – It is expected that construction will begin on the new railway l ...

                                               

2008 in rail transport

St. Petersburg, Russia, will begin construction of a new interurban tram from section 26.5 km 16.5 Mi between the Baltic pearl metro station Obukhovo. – Pakistan will begin construction of a major railway line in Afghanistan. An initial 10.5 km s ...

                                               

2009 in rail transport

– Begins construction in the Republic of Congo on the planned 1.000 kilometers 620 mi of new railway lines connecting Brazzaville to Ouesso and Djambala in Pointe-Noire.

                                               

2010 in rail transport

– Train travel in the UK in 2010 reached the highest level in peacetime since the 1920s years, according to the Association of train operating companies. The number of trips the train reached 1.3 billion, and this figure not seen since 1928. The ...

                                               

2011 in rail transport

– The ageing Hitachi trains in Melbourne ceased. – Jr East phase from the 113. – China high-speed rail faces a crisis after a train derailment. Several executions have occurred in the governments, the speed of trains is reduced to 350km / h to 30 ...

                                               

2012 in rail transport

– Automation of Paris metro line 1 reaches 100%. This is the second line after the line 14. 3 Dec – the orange line of the Dallas rapid transit service opens for passengers on the belt line. Then the planned line extended international airport Da ...

                                               

2013 in rail transport

December 22 – the Centre phase of metro line 1, which is scheduled to open. 28 Dec – the opening of the high-speed Xiamen–Shenzhen railway in southern China, having fully completed Hangzhou–Fuzhou–Shenzhen high-speed railway. 29 Dec – the Shangha ...

                                               

2014 in rail transport

December 28 – West island line opened. 25 Dec – Indian Railways opens Sushasan Express connects Gwalior and Gonda, Uttar Pradesh, in memory of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayees 91st birthday.

                                               

2015 in rail transport

– The conclusion of joint projects between Turkey, Iran and Pakistan to build 5.000 km Freight link. The track arrangement must be confirmed.

                                               

2016 in rail transport

28 Dec – the South island line metro subway maps Hong is opened, connecting the metro station Admiralty in the southern district. 16 Dec – the opening of the MRT Sungai Lumpur-Kajang phase 1 of the line Connecting Sungai Lumpur to semantan. Decem ...

                                               

2017 in rail transport

China resumes of 350 km / h train operations after a 6 year hiatus, now with standard class the following blocks. – Extension to DRC systems the electrification of Railways in Esbjerg is expected to open. – New Tithorea–of Lianokladi line, replac ...

                                               

2018 in rail transport

December 2 – the Bogibeel bridge is opened as the first freight train officially crosses 25 Dec. 9 Dec. (9 декабря) – The last launch of the Tallinn–pärnu train. – Implementation es-2G Siemens routes of high-speed Express train to St. Petersburg– ...

                                               

2019 in rail transport

UK enters Bi-mode, dual power direct, train class 769.

                                               

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Saint Petersburg Metro

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