2009 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 2009.

Events[edit]

By month[edit]

January events[edit]

February events[edit]

March events[edit]

April events[edit]

May events[edit]

June events[edit]

July events[edit]

August events[edit]

September events[edit]

Dubai Metro on opening day

October events[edit]

November events[edit]

December events[edit]

Unknown date events[edit]

Accidents[edit]

Industry awards[edit]

Japan[edit]

Awards presented by the Japan Railfan Club

North America[edit]

2009 E. H. Harriman Awards
Group Gold medal Silver medal Bronze medal
A      
B      
C      
S&T      
Awards presented by Railway Age magazine

United Kingdom[edit]

Train Operator of the Year
  • 2009:

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mayor launches tunnelling of DLR Woolwich Arsenal Extension". Retrieved April 3, 2006. 
  2. ^ "Docklands Light Railway opens to Woolwich Arsenal". Railway Gazette International. January 12, 2009. Retrieved January 17, 2009. 
  3. ^ "CN Railway to buy EJ&E line for $300 million". Reuters. September 26, 2007. Archived from the original on October 18, 2007. Retrieved September 26, 2007. 
  4. ^ "CN to acquire key operations of Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway for US$300 million" (Press release). Canadian National Railway. September 26, 2007. Retrieved September 26, 2007. 
  5. ^ "Washington clears CN takeover of EJ&E Railway". Globe and Mail (Canada). December 24, 2008. Archived from the original on February 4, 2009. Retrieved January 27, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Thai-Lao train service launched". Bangkok Post. March 5, 2009. [dead link]
  7. ^ "South Ferry Station To Open Next Week". NY1. March 9, 2009. Retrieved March 1, 2011. 
  8. ^ Amman – Zarqa light rail project derailed: Global Financial Crisis Failed project reveals challenges of public-private partnerships for urban rail development, Metro Report International, June 2009, pp. 34–36.
  9. ^ KCRC New Projects, KCRC New Projects – Kowloon Southern Link. Retrieved March 20, 2006.
  10. ^ "New MAX line opens downtown". Portland Tribune. August 28, 2009. Retrieved December 5, 2010. 
  11. ^ Redden, Jim (September 13, 2009). "Leaders heap praise on new MAX Green Line". Portland Tribune. Retrieved October 16, 2009. 
  12. ^ Rivera, Dylan (September 12, 2009 (online); September 13, 2009 (print edition)). "Riders pack MAX Green Line on first day of service". The Oregonian. Retrieved October 16, 2009. 
  13. ^ BBC News (July 1, 2009). "National Express loses rail route". Archived from the original on July 22, 2009. Retrieved July 1, 2009. 
  14. ^ Department for Transport (November 2009). "Directly Operated Railways". Archived from the original on November 15, 2009. Retrieved November 23, 2009. [dead link]
  15. ^ Clinnick, Richard (November 18 – December 1, 2009). "NXEC axed as DfR takes control of East Coast Main Line". Rail 631: 6–7. 
  16. ^ "Første heilskaplege bane sidan Gardermobanen" (in Norwegian). Norwegian National Rail Administration. Retrieved December 27, 2009. [dead link]
  17. ^ Cooper, Mex (June 25, 2009). "New train, tram operators for Melbourne". The Age (Australia). Archived from the original on June 26, 2009. Retrieved June 25, 2009. 
  18. ^ "Metro Trains Melbourne to operate City’s rail network". Premier of Victoria. June 25, 2009. Archived from the original on June 25, 2009. Retrieved June 26, 2009. 
  19. ^ Anderson, Tim; Reno Gazette-Journal (January 4, 2006), V&T Railroad project marks milestone. Retrieved January 6, 2006.
  20. ^ McKay, Rob (December 9, 2009). "Tasmanian Railway succeeds Pacific National". RailExpress.com.au. Archived from the original on January 13, 2010. Retrieved January 15, 2010. 
  21. ^ "Circle Line extended to the west". BBC News. March 5, 2009. Retrieved April 23, 2010. 
  22. ^ People's Daily Online (September 26, 2005), China builds 200-kph passenger railway. Retrieved September 27, 2005.
  23. ^ "Southport Brown Line Station to Temporarily Close on April 2 for Renovation" (Press release). Chicago Transit Authority. March 5, 2007. Retrieved March 7, 2007. 
  24. ^ Frew, Iain (2008). "High speed plans for Argentina". Electric Railway 53: 15. 
  25. ^ UNI (reprinted by DaijiWorld) (June 5, 2006). "World's Highest Railway Bridge to Come in Jammu and Kashmir". Retrieved June 6, 2006. 
  26. ^ "Congo signs railway deal with Korean-led group". Reuters UK. October 11, 2007. Retrieved October 11, 2007. 
  27. ^ "Red Line Trains Collide, Six Dead". Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. June 22, 2009. Archived from the original on June 26, 2009. Retrieved June 22, 2009. 
  28. ^ "9 dead after Metro train derailment, collision". WTOP. June 22, 2009. Archived from the original on June 27, 2009. Retrieved June 22, 2009. 
  29. ^ Lena H. Sun; Lyndsey Layton (June 22, 2009). "At Least 6 Dead in Metro Crash On Rail System's Deadliest Day". The Washington Post. Retrieved June 23, 2009. 
  30. ^ Stout, David (June 22, 2009). "Washington Commuter Train Crash Kills Four". The New York Times. Archived from the original on June 25, 2009. Retrieved June 23, 2009. 
  31. ^ "Company warned on bridge erosion". BBC. August 26, 2009. Retrieved Oct 16, 2009. 
  32. ^ "Wisconsin & Southern Named Regional Railroad of the Year by Railway Age Magazine" (Press release). Wisconsin & Southern Railroad. March 10, 2009. Retrieved September 29, 2009. 
  33. ^ "Former Chretien chief of staff Jean Pelletier dies". CTV News. January 10, 2009.