1996 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1996.

Events[edit]

January events[edit]

  • January 6 - A computer-controlled Washington Metro train overruns the platform at the Shady Grove station, colliding with a parked train and fatally injuring the operator.

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November events[edit]

  • November 18 - Channel Tunnel fire seriously damaging 200 m of the tunnel's lining.
  • November 21 - Limited freight service in the Channel Tunnel resumes while construction crews make repairs at the location of the fire three days earlier.

December events[edit]

Unknown date events[edit]

Accidents[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January deaths[edit]

May deaths[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Wolmar, Christian (22 February 1996). "Wrong kind of snow in tunnel...". The Independent. Retrieved 21 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "15 mars dans les chemins de fer" (in French). 2007-02-16. Retrieved 2007-03-15. 
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  5. ^ Williams, Glyn (July 2006). "Railways in Guatemala". Retrieved 2010-01-12. 
  6. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (January 19, 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 56. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  7. ^ "Significant dates in Ottawa railway history". Colin Churcher's Railway Pages. 2006-04-28. Archived from the original on 27 April 2006. Retrieved 2006-05-17. 
  8. ^ Left, Sarah (2002-01-15). "Key dates in Britain's railway history". The Guardian Unlimited. Retrieved 7 July 2007. 
  9. ^ a b McDonnell, Greg (April 1997). "In Canada, finis for 40-footers". Trains Magazine 57 (4): 17–18. 
  10. ^ Oliver, Gordon (August 1, 1996). "MAX takes keys to cool new model". The Oregonian, p. D1.
  11. ^ "Union Pacific Railroad Chronological History". Union Pacific Railroad. Retrieved 22 July 2005. 
  12. ^ "York-Durham Heritage Railway". Archived from the original on 3 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-20. 
  13. ^ Trinity Railway Express, Significant dates in Trinity Railway Express history. Retrieved December 27, 2005.
  14. ^ DART, DART history. Retrieved December 27, 2005.
  15. ^ "Setbacks for Puerto Rico's system". Trains Magazine: p 31. May 2002. 
  16. ^ "Historia". FEPASA. Archived from the original on 22 December 2009. Retrieved 2010-01-29. 
  17. ^ "Obituary". Trains Magazine 57 (2): 18A. February 1997.