1956 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1956.

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References[edit]

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  3. ^ Abandoned Subway, Retrieved April 6, 2012
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  5. ^ "South Shore Railroad history". Chicago Post-Tribune. June 29, 2008. Archived from the original on July 15, 2011. Retrieved June 30, 2008. 
  6. ^ "Erie Railroad presidents". Archived from the original on March 18, 2005. Retrieved March 15, 2005. 
  7. ^ File:WST Great Train Wreck of 1956(Pineola, Florida) – Wikimedia Commons image
  8. ^ Hall, Stanley (2000). The History and Development of Railway Signalling in the British Isles, vol. 1: Broad Survey. York: Friends of the National Railway Museum. ISBN 978-1-872826-12-7. 
  9. ^ Simmons, Jack; Biddle, Gordon (1997). The Oxford Companion to British Railway History. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-211697-0. 
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  11. ^ Bindi, A.; Lefeuvre, D. (1990). Le Métro de Paris: histoire d'hier à demain. Rennes: Ouest-France. ISBN 978-2-7373-0204-6. 
  12. ^ "Liverpool Overhead Railway". Timbo's Liverpool. Retrieved August 1, 2007. 
  13. ^ "QJ Class 2-10-2". Railography: Chinese Steam Profiles. 2010. Archived from the original on January 18, 2010. Retrieved June 6, 2010. 
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  15. ^ Welsh, Joe; Bill Howes; Kevin J. Holland (2010). The Cars of Pullman. Voyageur Press. p. 159. ISBN 0760335877. OCLC 401715735. 
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