1935 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1935.

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January events[edit]

  • January 2 – Chicago and North Western Railway begins 400 passenger train service between Chicago, Illinois, and Saint Paul, Minnesota; it was so named because the 400 mile trip was intended to take 400 minutes, though that pace wasn't quite reached until a few months later. Still, it was believed to be the fastest train in the world over a distance greater than 177 miles (285 km).[1]
  • January 28 – To mark completion of the electric line from Washington, D.C to New York City, the Pennsylvania Railroad runs a special train pulled by PRR GG1 4800, the electric locomotive making a round trip from D.C. to Philadelphia setting a speed record on the return run of 1 hour 50 minutes.[2][3][4] The line, with the GG1 locomotives, begins regular revenue service on February 10.
  • January 31 – Union Pacific Railroad's M-10000 enters service as the City of Salina between Salina, Kansas, and Kansas City. The 116 seat train carries an average 280 passengers per round trip.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Scribbins, Jim (2008) [1982]. The 400 Story. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press. ISBN 9780816654499. OCLC 191760067. 
  2. ^ Bezilla, Michael (1980). Electric Traction on the Pennsylvania Railroad, 1895–1968. University park, Pa.: Pennsylvania State University. p. 154. ISBN 978-0-271-00241-5. 
  3. ^ Washington D.C. Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society. "Washington, D.C. Railroad History: Railroad History Timeline". Archived from the original on June 23, 2007. Retrieved January 28, 2010. 
  4. ^ Rivanna Chapter, National Railway Historical Society (January 15, 2006). "This Month in Railroad History: January". Retrieved January 28, 2010. 
  5. ^ Wright, John; Maclean, Ian (1997). Circles Under the Clyde – a history of the Glasgow Underground. Harrow Weald: Capital Transport. ISBN 978-1-85414-190-3. 
  6. ^ "History of Moscow Metro". Archived from the original on 15 January 2009. Retrieved 19 February 2009. 
  7. ^ http://www.metro.ru/map/1935/metro.ru-1935map-big1.jpg Archived March 25, 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Little, Lawson (2000). Kerr's Miniature Railway: Scotland's oldest small-scale line. Narrow Gauge Railway Society. ISBN 978-0-9507169-9-2. 
  9. ^ Crittenden, H. Temple (1966). The Maine Scenic Route. McClain Printing Company. p. 189. 
  10. ^ National Railway Historical Society (2003). "About the NRHS". Retrieved August 16, 2005. 
  11. ^ The Political Graveyard (March 10, 2005), Politicians in Railroading in Indiana. Retrieved December 30, 2005.
  12. ^ Atterbury-Bakalar Air Museum (2000). "General Atterbury". Archived from the original on 9 March 2005. Retrieved February 21, 2005.