1801 in rail transport
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|Years in rail transport|
This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1801.
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- May 21 – The Surrey Iron Railway in England is authorised by the Parliament of the United Kingdom, the first railway company established by statute and independently of a canal company.
- December 24 – Richard Trevithick demonstrates the first full-sized road locomotive to the public, successfully carrying a number of men up Beacon Hill, Camborne in Cornwall.
- July 29 – George Bradshaw, English cartographer, printer and publisher and the originator of the railway timetable (d. 1853).
- September 8 – Byron Kilbourn, president of the Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad 1849-1852 (d. 1870).
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