1834 in rail transport
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|Years in rail transport|
This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1834.
- January 30 – Construction on the first railroad in Kentucky, linking Lexington and Frankfort, is completed.
- February 25 – The Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad is formed to connect cities in Virginia.
- March 25 – The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway in England offers season tickets from this date.
- December 17 – The Dublin and Kingstown Railway, the first public railway in Ireland, opens between Westland Row, Dublin (now Dublin Pearse railway station) and Kingstown (now Dún Laoghaire), on the standard gauge.
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- The Wilmington and Raleigh Railroad is chartered in Wilmington, North Carolina, and begins construction.
- The Castleton and West Stockbridge Railroad is chartered to build a railroad between Albany, New York, and the Massachusetts state line.
- April 1 – Jim Fisk, American financier who worked with Daniel Drew for control of the Erie Railroad (d. 1872).
- April 23 – Chauncey Depew, president of New York Central Railroad (d. 1928).
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- Association of American Railroads (January 2005), This Month in Railroad History – January. Retrieved May 23, 2005.