1871 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1871.

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February events[edit]

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Toronto & Nipissing Fairlie 0-6-6-0 No. 9 Shedden built in England by Avonside of Bristol, 1871

August events[edit]

Fréjus Tunnel entrance from Italian side (Bardonecchia)
  • August 26 - The Eastern Railroad An express train crashes into the rear of a local at the tiny Revere station, killing 29 and injuring 57. Either a station-to-station telegraph system, or the Westinghouse air braking system, could have prevented this accident. Public outrage, lawsuits and regulations after this crash finally forces most railroads in America to install both.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Quinlan, Howard; Newland, John R (2001). Australian Railway Routes 1854-2000. Australian Railway Historical Society New South Wales Division. ISBN 0-909650-49-7. 
  2. ^ a b Peters, Bradley L. (1976). Maine Central Railroad Company. Maine Central Railroad. pp. 7&8. 
  3. ^ Chepurin, Sergey; Arkady Nikolayenko (May 2007). "Sestroretsk and Primorskaya railways(Сестрорецкая и Приморская железные дороги)" (in Russian). http://terijoki.spb.ru/trk_about.php3. Archived from the original on 6 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-21. 
  4. ^ Eastern Argus Portland Maine September 6, 1871
  5. ^ Peacock, A. J. (1989). George Hudson 1800-1971: the Railway King, vol. 2. York: author. ISBN 0-9513280-2-6.