1760s in rail transport
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This article lists events relating to rail transport that occurred during the 1760s.
- December 28 - John Molson, established the Champlain and Saint Lawrence Railroad, the first railway into Canada (died 1836).
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- The first ever cast iron rails are laid at Coalbrookdale.
- Kambarka Engineering Works, now recognised for its rolling stock and locomotives, opens in current-day Urmdurt, Russia.
- Plans are drawn up for the construction of a canal between Witton Park and Stockton-on-Tees which instead becomes the route of the Stockton and Darlington Railway
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- Railway Mania of the 1800s
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