1822 in rail transport
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This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1822.
- May 24 – The first rail of the Stockton and Darlington Railway is laid in ceremonial style at Stockton-on-Tees by the Chairman of the company, Thomas Meynell.
- November 18 – The Hetton colliery railway, near Sunderland, England, opens for locomotive traction, being designed by George Stephenson to be wholly steam worked.
- September 16 – Charles Crocker, a member of The Big Four group of financiers in California (d. 1888).
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- "George Stephenson: Hetton Colliery Locomotives Dart, Tallyho and Star". Locos in Profile. 2003-05-16. Archived from the original on 19 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-17.
- White, John H. Jr. (Spring 1986). "America's most noteworthy railroaders". Railroad History. Railway and Locomotive Historical Society (154): 9–15.